Weekly Road Closures January 25-31


*NEW* Morgan Avenue – S. Staples Street to Crosstown Expressway (E12101, Bond 2012) & S. Staples Street to Ocean Drive (E13090, Bond 2014)

On Monday, January 27, 2019 Contractors Morgan Avenue will be reduced to one lane, one-way traffic (eastbound towards Spohn Shoreline Hospital). Access onto Morgan Avenue, off of Ocean Drive, will be prohibited.

*NEW* Ocean Drive – Robert Drive to Airline Road (Private Development Project, Vargo Plumbing & Utilities, LLC)

Contractors will be performing utility work that will require lane closures and lane shifts along Ocean Drive between Airline Road and Robert Drive. There will also be lane reductions on Airline Road approaching the Ocean Drive intersection. Access to driveways and side streets will be maintained throughout the duration of work.

*NEW* Ocean Drive – Poenisch Drive to Claremore Street (Public Works/Street Operations IDIQ)

Beginning Wednesday, January 29, 2020, City Contractors will be performing pavement repairs along the northbound lanes of Ocean Drive between Poenisch Drive to Claremore Street. In order to perform these repairs northbound motorists will be reduced to one lane and temporarily shifted to the west side (southbound lanes) of Ocean Drive between the project limits. Southbound Ocean Drive will also be reduced to one lane and will temporarily convert two-way traffic between the project limits. The temporary lane shift is expected to last three (3) weeks.

*UPDATE* Rodd Field Road – Saratoga Boulevard to Yorktown Boulevard (E15112, Bond 2014)

Daily closures of Brooke Road, between Rodd Field Road and Quail Run Drive, will be implemented daily between 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.

Travel lanes along Yorktown Boulevard are opened to allow motorists to travel on both sides of the median. Traffic remains reduced to one lane in each direction along Rodd Field Road. The traffic signal has been turned on to full activation.

Rodd Field Road between Brooke Road and Airline Road/Slough Road remains ONE WAY northbound. Traffic traveling southbound on Rodd Field Road is being detoured onto Saratoga Boulevard to Airline Road. Only local traffic should continue past the intersection of Rodd Field Road and Saratoga Boulevard.

Carroll Lane – McArdle Road to Houston Street (E13097, Bond 2014)

Carroll lane continues as one way southbound between Brawner Parkway and Gollihar Road.

Everhart Road – Holly Road to South Padre Island Drive (18014A, Type B)

Northbound and Southbound traffic will continue as one lane for both directions on the west side (southbound lanes) between Bonner Drive and Holly Road.

Northbound traffic on Everhart Road will be allowed to make left turns at the Holly Road intersection. Left turns from Southbound Everhart Road will still be restricted.

The right turn lane on Holly Road will continue to be closed but right turns onto northbound Everhart Road will still be allowed from the right travel lane.   

Flato Road – Bates Road to Agnes Street (E15110, Bond 2014)

Construction progresses on Flato Road as contractors continue working on installing underground utilities along this stretch of road. Flato Road will continue as ONE WAY, southbound only, between Agnes Street and Bates Road. Construction warning signs and detour signs will guide traffic around the closure.  Northbound traffic on Flato Road at the Bear Lane intersection will be open to local traffic only.

Bates Road will continue to be closed to all traffic at Flato Road. Traffic needing to travel eastbound on Bates Road to get to Flato Road will continue to follow the detour in place to guide them around the closure. Bates Road, between North Padre Island Drive and Flato Road, will be open to local traffic only.

Frio, Hacala, Dorado St., Corridor – Greenwood to Martin (E 18019A, Bond 2018)

The intersection of Greenwood Drive at Frio Drive is closed. Frio Street is closed from Greenwood Drive to Colorado Drive.

Holly Road – Rodd Field Road to Ennis Joslin Road (Type B)

Traffic is reduced to only one-lane, one-way traffic in the eastbound direction between Rodd Field Road and Ennis Joslin. Contractors will be performing various intermittent closures of streets intersecting Holly Road to install utility and storm water infrastructure.

Opengate Drive – (Residential Street Reconstruction Project (RSRP) – Ortiz Paving)

Opengate Drive is closed between Timbergate Drive and Fox Run Drive.

Slough Road – Rodd Field Road to Amethyst (18042A, Type B)

Slough Road between Boomerang Drive and Pennine Way Traffic is ONE-WAY traffic in the westbound direction. Local traffic traveling eastbound will be detoured at Boomerang Drive. One-way traffic flow is expected to last several months.

Ametrine Drive is open to traffic. Motorists are encouraged to use it as an alternate route.

Staples Street – Kostoryz Road to Brawner Parkway (E12095, Bond 2012)

Northbound and Southbound traffic has been shifted to the east side of Staples Street between Kostoryz Road and Texan Trail. Motorists traveling on Staples Street will continue as two lanes during the traffic switch. Left turns from northbound Staples Street, at the intersection of Kostoryz Road, are still not allowed.

Kostoryz Road, through the Staples Street intersection, is reduced to one lane for each direction.  

Benys Road (Strike LLC)

Contractors will be implementing a temporary lane closure from Clifton Drive to Hall Avenue, as needed, to assist with off-site work.  Flaggers should be present to direct traffic.

Bronco Road (Industrial Site Services, LLC)

Contractors will be implementing a daily temporary lane closure of the northbound lane at the intersection of Sedwick Road.  Flaggers should be present to direct traffic around the closure.

Glenoak Drive- Flour Bluff Drive to Waldron Road (AEP)

Contractors will be implementing temporary lane closures on the eastbound lane of Glenoak Drive. Flaggers will be present to guide drivers around the closures. Work will be done daily between 8:30 AM and 5 PM. 

Greenwood (TxDOT Emergency Utility Work)

Utility contractors will continue to implement the following lane closures.

Southbound Greenwood Drive: The right lane will be closed starting approximately 600-feet north of the South Padre Island Drive Intersection. Southbound traffic will then shift to the east, into the left turn lane, and continue as one lane through the intersection.

Northbound Greenwood Drive: The center turn lane will be closed starting 600-feet south of the South Padre Island Drive intersection and continue as two lanes through the intersection.

Howard Street (AT&T)

Contractors will continue to implement a one lane closure, westbound, from Culberson Street to Coke Street. Flaggers should be present to direct traffic around the closure.

7963 Sedwick Rd (Strike LLC)

Contractors will continue to implement a temporary lane closure, as needed, to assist with off-site work. Flaggers should be present to direct traffic.

Staples Street (AEP)

AEP contractors will continue daily temporary lane closures on northbound Staples Street between Brawner Parkway and Anderson Street. Temporary lane closures are estimated to be in place for weeks and will be done daily between 8:00am and 4:30pm.

Additional temporary lane closures will be implemented on the south bound outer lane of South Staples street from Peerman Place to Barracuda Place.