Street Closures Planned for the Mayor’s Big Bang Fireworks Celebration
Motorists Should Expect Delays
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – CORPUS CHRISTI, TX—The City of Corpus Christi advises residents and motorists that on Tuesday, July 4, various street closures will be in place for the Mayor’s 46th annual Fourth of July Big Bang Fireworks Celebration.
Shoreline Boulevard between Power Street to Coopers Alley will be closed to create a mile-long pedestrian-friendly zone where families can use the blocked-off area to view the fireworks.
Downtown Area: Beginning at 7:00 a.m.
- Northbound Shoreline Boulevard between Power Street and Coopers Alley will be closed
- Southbound Shoreline Boulevard between IH-37 and John Sartain Street will be closed
- Southbound Shoreline Boulevard is reduced to one lane between Power Street and IH-37
- Northbound Water Street is reduced to one lane between Coopers Alley and Lomax Street
- Eastbound IH-37 between Water Street and South Shoreline Boulevard will be closed
- Access to establishments fronting Shoreline Boulevard will be maintained via Water Street
- Existing ONE-WAY streets will be temporarily converted to TWO-WAY traffic flow for the duration of the closure
- Access to the T-Heads will be maintained via Water Street
- There will be parking restrictions at various locations where “NO PARKING SPECIAL EVENT” signage is posted
North Beach Area: Beginning at 9:00 a.m.
- West Causeway Boulevard will be reduced to one lane approaching Beach Avenue
- West Causeway Boulevard turnaround to East Causeway Boulevard will be closed
- Westbound Beach Avenue underpass to West Causeway Boulevard will be closed
North Beach Area: Beginning at 6:00 p.m.
- NB US 181 “Texas State Aquarium/USS Lexington/North Beach” Exit will be closed
- Access to North Beach will be via the Beach Avenue Exit
Motorists should expect delays when in these areas. The Corpus Christi Police Department will provide traffic control assistance at the end of the fireworks show. Residents are reminded that parking near the event and along surrounding streets will be prohibited or limited to provide a pedestrian-safe environment for patrons. The public should expect to see “NO PARKING SPECIAL EVENT” signage in place by 7:00 a.m. on Monday, July 3. Enforcement of these parking restrictions will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 4.
The public is encouraged to use the free RTA Park and Ride service. The two pickup sites will be at the City Hall parking lot and the Nueces County Courthouse. The drop-off site will be at Water Street between Lomax Street and John Sartain Street. The hours of operation are from 11:30 a.m. until 30 minutes after the fireworks show.
For more information, media representatives may contact Senior Public Information Officer Richard Vargas at 361-826-3420 or email@example.com.