Street Closures and Traffic Impacts
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Street closures along major City streets impacting motorists and pedestrians are listed below. These closures may be due to construction, special event activity, or maintenance. All closures are subject to change due to weather, emergency work, or other circumstances.
Work zone safety is a priority. Motorists are advised to slow down, follow posted speed limits, pay attention, watch out for workers, obey signs and flaggers, and allow additional travel time for delays.
CITY STREET RECONSTRUCTION OR MAINTENANCE PROJECTS
Airline Road – Wooldridge Road to Rodd Field Road (SPMP)
The City contractor will conduct daily lane closures along Airline Road from Wooldridge Road to Rodd Field Road between 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Two-way traffic will remain open throughout construction. Motorists can expect temporary lane closures and intersection restrictions along Airline Road from Wooldridge Road to Rodd Field Road. Lane closures and construction hours will fall outside of school zone hours. Construction duration is expected to last one month.
Brawner Parkway – Kostoryz Road to Carroll Lane (Bond 2018)
During Phase 2 of Brawner Parkway construction, traffic north and south of the median is reduced to one-way in the westbound direction from Carroll Lane to Kostoryz Road.
Fairview Drive – Up River Road to Kenwood Drive (RSRP)
Fairview Drive is closed for street reconstruction between Up River Road and Kenwood Drive. Residents along Fairview Drive will be provided with local access. Construction is expected to last several months.
Holly Road – Weber Road to Everhart Road (SH-286) (SPMP)
Construction on Holly Road will occur between 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Two-way traffic will remain open while the contractor conducts single-lane closures along Holly Road, beginning at the Airline Road intersection and continuing westward to Crosstown Expressway (SH-286). Intersections along the construction path will experience daily short-term closures or restrictions. The project is expected to last several months, weather permitting.
Junior Beck Road – Bear Lane to Old Brownsville Road (Bond 2018)
During this Phase 2 of the project, Junior Beck Road will be temporarily converted to one-way traffic in the southbound direction from Bear Lane towards Old Brownsville Road. The Corporate Drive intersection at Junior Beck will be temporarily closed for this phase. Residents will continue to have local access from South Padre Island Drive (SPID) Access Road. Wayfinding and detour signage will be in place to guide motorists to their destinations. The temporary one-way and intersection closure is expected to last several months.
Leopard Street – Palm Drive to Nueces Bay Boulevard (Bond 2018)
Leopard Street is reduced to one lane, in each direction, along the eastbound lanes (south side) of Leopard Street between Nueces Bay Boulevard and Battlin' Buc Boulevard. The intersection at Leopard Street and Nueces Bay Boulevard is open to traffic. Additional temporary intersection closures will be implemented along the south side of Leopard Street as construction progresses.
Long Meadow Drive – Saratoga Boulevard to St. Andrews Drive (Bond 2018)
Traffic on Long Meadow Drive is restricted to one-way only in the northbound direction from Saratoga Boulevard to St. Andrews Drive. Southbound traffic will be detoured to Wooldridge Road to access Everhart Road or Staples Street. The one-way detour is anticipated to last for the project's duration, and construction is expected to last six months.
Old Brownsville Road – Cliff Maus Drive to Bear Lane
The intersection of Old Brownsville Road and Horne Road/Navigation Boulevard will be closed for emergency Wastewater utility repairs. Eastbound and westbound traffic along Old Brownsville Road will be detoured around the closure through Cliff Maus Drive and Bear Lane.
The intersection of Horne Road at Airport Road/Columbia Street will be closed in the westbound direction. Westbound traffic along Horne Road will be detoured to Airport Road and Horne Road. The project is expected to last two months, weather permitting.
Park Road 22 Bridge and Channel – Whitecap Boulevard to Commodores Drive (SH 361)
Park Road 22 is closed for construction on the south side (eastbound lanes) between Compass Street and Cruiser Street. Motorists traveling eastbound (south side) along Park Road 22 are shifted to the westbound lanes (north side) between Compass Street and Cruiser Street. Travel lanes in each direction are reduced to one lane between Compass Street and Cruiser Street.
Staples Street – Baldwin Boulevard to Kostoryz Road (Bond 2018)
During Phase 1 of construction on Staples Street, between Baldwin Boulevard and Kostoryz Road, drivers and pedestrians should expect the following traffic changes:
The northbound lanes and center-turn lane (east side) of Staples Street, between Baldwin Boulevard and Kostoryz Road, will be closed for construction. Traffic will be shifted to the west side of Staples Street (southbound lanes) and reduced to one lane in each direction.
Traffic along northbound Staples Street will be shifted to the west side (southbound lanes) of the roadway approaching the Kostoryz Road intersection.
The inside left-turn lane will be closed along Kostoryz Road at the Staples Street intersection.
The intersection of Texas Avenue at Staples Street, on the east side, will be temporarily closed for utility line installations.
Sidewalks within the construction zone will be closed on the east side of Staples Street.
Swantner Drive – Indiana Avenue to Texan Trail (Bond 2018)
Swantner Drive is closed to thru traffic between Ralston Street and Deforrest Street. Swantner Drive from Vaky Street to Glazebrook Street is also closed to thru traffic. Chamberlain Street and Vaky Street are open for local traffic. McCall Street will remain open from Reid Drive to Swantner Drive to allow access to the Lindale Senior Center.
Reid Drive, Glazebrook Street, and Swantner Drive from Glazebrook Street to Texan Trail are open.
CITY PERMITTED CLOSURES
Alexander Street – Devon Drive to Brentwood Drive
The contractor for the City will install new ADA ramps along Alexander Street from Devon Drive to Brentwood Drive for James W. Fannin Elementary School as part of the Safe Routes to School program. Temporary sidewalk closures will be implemented, and pedestrians should follow pedestrian detour signs. Work at this location is expected to last two months.
Caldwell Street – Mexico Street to Brownlee Boulevard (Guerra Underground)
The subcontractor for Flat Iron Dragados is installing a new wastewater line between Mexico Street and Brownlee Boulevard as part of the New Harbor Bridge Utility Relocation Project. Construction is progressing and is now in its final phase. A temporary street closure of Caldwell Street between Mexico Street and Brownlee Boulevard will be in place for the final phase. Detour signs will be in place to direct traffic around the temporary street closure. Residents will always have access during construction. Construction is expected to last several months.
Clarkwood Road – Leopard Street to Agnes Street
A contractor for the Corpus Christi Water Department is repairing a wastewater line on Clarkwood Road. Construction is progressing to phase 2, moving the temporary street closure north between Leopard Street and McNorton Road. Clarkwood Road will be temporarily closed to all traffic between Leopard Street and McNorton Road. Local access will be maintained throughout the work zone, and a detour will be in place to guide traffic around the temporary closure. Construction is expected to last 30 days.
Coopers Alley – North Water Street to South Shoreline Boulevard
The contractor for AEP Texas will be performing underground facility maintenance along Coopers Alley. The contractor will be implementing a temporary street closure of Coopers Alley from North Water Street to South Shoreline Boulevard. Work at this location is expected to last several days.
Manitou Street – Rossiter Street to Dead End
The contractor for the Corpus Christi Water Department will repair the wastewater line on Manitou Street. Manitou Street will be temporarily closed to through traffic between Rossiter Street to the dead end. Local residential traffic will have a dedicated access point to enter the work zone. Construction is expected to last 30 days.
Port Avenue – Horne Road to Prescott Street (SH 286 Frontage) (Clark Pipeline)
The contractor is replacing a 16-inch water main along South Port Avenue from Southgate Drive to Baldwin Boulevard. Southbound Port Avenue will remain reduced to one lane, utilizing the center turn lane as the travel lane. However, the limits for the last phase are from Baldwin Boulevard to Southgate Drive. Northbound Port Avenue travel lanes will not be affected. Construction at this location is estimated to last several months.
Port Avenue – at IH 37 Access Road
The subcontractor for Flat Iron Dragados is installing a new water line at the intersection of IH37 Access Road and Port Avenue as part of the New Harbor Bridge Utility Relocation Project. Construction will affect the northbound travel lanes of Port Avenue along the IH37 Access Road intersection. Temporary lane closures will be implemented in both directions to establish a safe work zone. Businesses and residents will always have access to Port Avenue during construction. Construction is expected to last several months.
Shoreline Boulevard – Kinney Street to Park Avenue
The contractors for AEP will perform maintenance on their electrical system along the Bayfront. Contractors will be implementing various lane closures along Water Street and Shoreline Boulevard. Side streets intersecting the work area will also have various lane closures. Construction is estimated to last two months.
South Staples Street – Saratoga Boulevard to Williams (CSIP)
The contractor is performing maintenance on South Staples Street from Saratoga Boulevard to Williams Drive as part of the City's Concrete Streets Improvement Project.
Construction will take place between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The contractor will conduct daily single-lane closures along South Staples Street, beginning at the Williams Drive intersection, and work southward towards Saratoga Boulevard. Intersections along the construction path may experience daily short-term closures or restrictions. Two-way traffic will remain open for motorists throughout construction.
Construction duration for this project is expected to last two months, weather permitting.
Water Street – Kinney Street to Park Avenue
Contractors for AEP will be performing maintenance on their electrical system along the Bayfront. Contractors will be implementing various lane closures along Water Street and Shoreline Boulevard. Side streets intersecting the work area will also have various lane closures. Construction is estimated to last two months.
Weber Road – Bahama Drive to Panama Drive
A contractor for the Corpus Christi Water Department is repairing a wastewater line on Weber Road. The contractor will be setting up a wastewater bypass to make repairs. During construction, both directions of Weber Road will be temporarily reduced to one lane between Kingston Drive to Brushwood Lane. Motorists should expect delays when traveling through the work zone. Construction is expected to last 30 days.
Peppermint Lane Holiday Market
The Downtown Management District is hosting a seasonal event every Sunday through December 18. Temporary street closures will be implemented on Chaparral Street between Lawrence Street and Lomax Street.
- Corpus Christi Street Information – www.cctexas.com/streetinfo
- DriveTexasTM – www.drivetexas.org
- Harbor Bridge Project – www.harborbridgeproject.com/traffic-updates/road-lane-closures/