Road Closures for the Week of April 9 – April 16, 2021

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - The Weekly Road Closures includes locations of road construction and events where lane and street closures affect traffic flow along the City’s major streets and lanes. All closures are subject to change due to weather, emergency work, or other circumstances. More information on City Projects can be found online at https://www.cctexas.com/streetinfo.

Work zones 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. The road closures for this coming week are as follows:

CITY PROJECTS

Airline Road – South Padre Island Drive to McArdle Road (Bond 2018)

During Phase 2 of the Airline Road project between South Padre Island Drive and McArdle Road, traffic is shifted to the west side of the roadway (southbound lanes) along Airline Road. Traffic is reduced to one-lane, in each direction, within the construction limits.

During this phase, the following traffic changes and lane closures are implemented:

  • Left turns are restricted from Airline Road (southbound) onto McArdle Road (westbound).
  • The right-lane (northbound thru-lane) will be closed at the intersection of Airline Road and South Padre Island Drive (SPID). Thru traffic will be merged into a single lane. The left-turn lane and right-turn lane at the SPID intersection will remain open.
  • The left-lane (southbound thru-lane) will be closed at the intersection of Airline Road and McArdle Road. Thru traffic will be merged into the right lane. The left-turn lane and the free right-turn at the McArdle Road intersection will remain open.
  • The right-lane along McArdle Road (eastbound direction) will be closed at the intersection of Airline Road and McArdle Road. Thru traffic will be merged into a single lane. The left-turn lane will remain open.
  • The shared left/thru lane along the South Padre Island Drive frontage road (eastbound direction) will be closed at the intersection of Airline Road. Thru traffic will be merged into the shared thru/right lane.
  • Driveway openings are provided for business access within the project limits. Access is limited to right-in/right-out only.
  • Sidewalks will be closed along the west side of Airline Road between McArdle Road and South Padre Island Drive.

Ayers Street Pedestrian Improvement and Turn Lane – South Padre Island Drive (SPID) to Gollihar Road (Bond 2014)

Northbound Ayers Street is closed at the Crosstown/SPID Interchange (frontage road) intersection. Thru traffic is encouraged to seek alternate routes to access businesses in the area. Ayers Street is also reduced to one-lane, one-way traffic from Gollihar Road to SPID (southbound direction only).

Additionally, RTA bus stops are closed from Gollihar Road to SPID. Bus stops remain open at the Port Ayers Transfer Station.

During this phase, the following traffic changes and lane closures are implemented:

  • Johanna Street to Crosstown/SPID Interchange (Northbound) – The outside thru lane on Ayers Street is closed approaching the Crosstown/SPID interchange. This lane closure will continue through the underpass of SPID. This closure will not impact access to the eastbound frontage road of SPID.
  • Johanna Street to Crosstown/SPID Interchange (Southbound) - The left turn lane and median openings are closed.
  • Crosstown/SPID Interchange & Ayers Street Intersection (Northbound) – Northbound Ayers Street is CLOSED at the Crosstown/SPID Interchange intersection. Motorists must use alternate detour routes such as the SH 286 northbound frontage road, Gollihar Road, Kostoryz Road, or McArdle Road to access local businesses.
  • Crosstown/SPID Interchange to Gollihar Road – Ayers Street is reduced to one-lane, one-way traffic flow in the southbound direction only. Access to all local businesses is provided.
  • Ayers Street and Gollihar Road Intersection – The outside thru lane on Ayers Street, in the southbound direction only, is closed approaching the Gollihar Road intersection.  
  • SH 358 Frontage Road (Eastbound) – The shared thru left turn lane is closed.

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

Contractors have completed work within the west half of the Corona Drive intersection. The west side of Everhart Road, north of the Corona Drive intersection, remains closed to the South Padre Island Drive (SPID) frontage road as part of Phase 5. The east half of the Corona Drive intersection is closed as part of Phase 6A. Drivers and pedestrians should expect the following traffic changes: 

  • Northbound and southbound traffic is shifted to the west side of Everhart Road at the Corona Drive intersection.
  • The west side of Everhart Road (southbound lanes) is closed for reconstruction north of the Cornona Drive Intersection to the South Padre Island Drive frontage road (eastbound).
  • The east half of the Corona Drive intersection is closed to traffic.
  • The westbound thru-lane is open on the west half of the Corona Drive intersection.
  • Traffic signals at the Corona Drive intersection will operate in flash mode to allow motorists along Everhart Road to proceed thru the intersection with caution.
  • Corona Drive is closed to thru traffic between Embassy Drive and the Everhart Road intersection. Access to local businesses and residences will be provided.
  • Corona Drive is closed to thru traffic between Betty Jean Drive/Blanche Moore Drive and the Everhart Road intersection. Access to local businesses and residences will be provided.
  • Sidewalks remain closed along the westside of Everhart Road between Corona Drive and the South Padre Island Drive frontage road (eastbound).
  • Northbound thru traffic along Everhart Road is reduced to one-lane on the approach to the South Padre Island Drive (SPID) frontage road (westbound). The free right turn remains open in order to access the SPID frontage road (westbound).
  • Southbound thru traffic, under the South Padre Island Drive overpass, is reduced to two-lanes. Motorists traveling in each direction must obey and follow the lane assignment signs and pavement markings to safely proceed through the signalized intersection.

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

Holly Road is closed from the intersection at Rodd Field Road to Silver Sands Drive. Traffic is reduced to one-lane, one-way traffic flow, in the eastbound direction between Silver Sands Drive and Ennis Joslin Road. Residents living between Silver Sands Drive and Ennis Joslin Road must use either Silver Sands Drive, Lexington Road, or Ennis Joslin Road to access their homes.

Holly Road - Woodbend Drive to Meadowview Drive (City Utility Installation)

The westbound lanes along Holly Road between Meadowview Drive and Woodbend Drive are closed to perform a utility installation. Traffic is reduced to two lanes and shifted to the southside (eastbound lanes) of the roadway within the work zone area.

Laguna Shores Road – South Padre Island Drive to Graham Road (Bond 2018)

Laguna Shores Road, between South Padre Island Drive and Graham Road, is closed for reconstruction. Motorists are advised to use Waldron Road as an alternative route for thru traffic. Access is provided within the closed roadway segments to residences and businesses within the work zone.

Laguna Shores Road – Hustlin’ Hornet Drive to Caribbean Drive (Bond 2018)

Laguna Shores Road, between Hustlin’ Hornet Drive to Caribbean Drive, is closed for reconstruction. Motorists are advised to use Waldron Road as an alternative route for thru traffic. Access is provided within the closed roadway segments to residences and businesses within the work zone.

Laguna Shores Road -  Mediterranean Drive to Wyndale Street (Bond 2018)

The intersection at Laguna Shores Road and Yorktown Boulevard is closed to allow for the installation of drainage culverts and work on water and gas lines under Laguna Shores Road. Motorists are asked to follow the existing Wagner Lee Drive detour or Marlin Drive detour.

Laguna Shores Road, between Mediterranean Drive to Wyndale Street, is closed for reconstruction. Motorists are advised to use Waldron Road as an alternative route for thru traffic. Access is provided within the closed roadway segments to residences and businesses within the work zone.

Leopard Street – Palm Drive to Nueces Bay Boulevard (Bond 2018)

Travel lanes are reduced to one-lane, each direction, along the westbound lanes (north side) of Leopard Street between Nueces Bay Boulevard and Battlin Buc Boulevard. Motorists traveling eastbound along Leopard Street are shifted to the westbound lanes (north side) at Old Robstown Road.

Lipes Boulevard – Yorktown Boulevard to Sun Wood Drive (Bond 2018)

Lipes Boulevard is reduced to one-lane, one-way traffic flow between Graford Place and Sunwood Drive. Traffic flow will be in the southbound direction only (Sunwood Drive to Graford Place).  

Morgan Avenue – South Staples Street to Crosstown Expressway (Bond 2012) & South Staples Street to Ocean Drive (Bond 2014)

Morgan Avenue is reduced to one-lane, one-way traffic flow (eastbound towards Ocean Drive). Construction may require intermittent daily closures of local residential streets intersecting Morgan Avenue.

Pedestrians should expect sidewalk closures within the construction zone.

Ocean Drive Rehabilitation Project – Airline Road to Ennis Joslin Road

Ocean Drive is reduced to one-lane, each direction, on the south side of Ocean Drive (westbound lanes) between Ropes Street and Airline Road. Access to properties within the work zone will be maintained at all times.

Park Road 22 Bridge and Channel – Whitecap Boulevard to Commodores Drive (SH 361)

Phase 1 of the Park Road 22 Bridge and Channel project is underway on the east side (northbound lanes) of Park Road 22. Motorists traveling northbound along Park Road 22 are shifted to the southbound lanes (west side) between Cruiser Street and Compass Street. Travel lanes are reduced to one-lane, each direction, along the southbound lanes (west side) between Cruiser Street and Compass Street.

Rodd Field Road – Saratoga Boulevard to Yorktown Boulevard (Bond 2014)

The Contractor will be performing paving operations along Rodd Field Road and Yorktown Boulevard which may require temporary closures at intersections or temporary shift of traffic. 

The current lane closures for the Rodd Field Road project are listed below:

  • Rodd Field Road, between Saratoga Boulevard and Brooke Road, is TWO-WAY traffic flow on the east side of the roadway.
  • Rodd Field Road, between Brooke Road and Airline Road/Slough Road, is ONE-WAY traffic flow in the NORTHBOUND DIRECTION ONLY on the east side of the roadway.
  • Sidewalks are installed along the east side of Rodd Field Road between Saratoga Boulevard and Yorktown Boulevard.
  • Rodd Field Road, between Airline Road/Slough Road and Yorktown Boulevard, is CLOSED TO THRU TRAFFIC to make improvements to Master Channel 31 drainage structures and other roadway improvements. Motorists should continue to follow the existing signage and detour routes along Lipes Boulevard and Cimarron Boulevard.
  • The “free” right turn lane from eastbound Saratoga Boulevard to southbound Rodd Field Road is CLOSED for reconstruction. Right turns onto southbound Rodd Field Road are permitted only at the signalized intersection.
  • The traffic signal at the intersection of Rodd Field Road and Slough Road is operating in flash mode.

Six Points Intersection - Street and Signal Improvements (Bond 2018)

Phase 1 of the Six Points Intersection and Street and Signal Improvements project is scheduled to begin Tuesday, April 6.  The intersection of 10th Street and Ayers Street will be closed. Drivers and pedestrians should expect the following traffic changes: 

  • Ayers Street, between the Six Points Intersection and 10th Street is closed to thru traffic.
  • Ayers Street, between Brownlee Boulevard and 10th Street, is closed to thru traffic.  Local access is provided to businesses.
  • The “Right Only” travel lane is closed along southbound Staples Street between Alameda Street and the Six Points Intersection.
  • 10th Street, between Ayers Street and Staples Street is closed to thru traffic. Local access is provided to businesses.
  • Motorists traveling in the right lane, along westbound Ayers Street, must turn right at the Six Points Intersection.   
  • Sidewalks and crosswalks at the immediate intersection of Ayers Street and 10th Street are closed.

Staples Street - Baldwin Boulevard to Kostoryz Road (Bond 2018)

Prior to the start of Phase 1 of the reconstruction of Staples Street, various daytime road closures will be implemented to perform utility work and minor roadway repairs. The work locations will vary between Baldwin Boulevard and Kostoryz Road.

GENERAL CONSTRUCTION

Doss Street - Mestina Street to Leopard Street (Guerra Underground Construction)

Traffic flow along Doss Street has been temporarily converted to one-way, in the northbound direction, between Mestina Street and Leopard Street to complete utility relocation work for the Harbor Bridge.

Harbor Drive (Hamman Excavating)

Portions of Harbor Drive, north of Hirsch Street, is closed for reconstruction for several months. This includes the traffic circle and the southbound lane that connects to it. Two-way traffic will be maintained along the segment of Harbor Drive between Hirsch Street and the Solomon Ortiz Center parking lot.

Kennedy Avenue (Guerra Underground Construction)

Kennedy Avenue between Leopard Street and Antelope Street is closed to relocate a sanitary sewer line for the City of Corpus Christi as part of Harbor Bridge construction. This full street closure is expected to last several months.

Leopard Street (Guerra Underground Construction)

Leopard Street between Lexington Avenue and Stillman Avenue is closed to relocate a sanitary sewer line as part of Harbor Bridge Construction. This closure is expected to last several months.

Leopard Street (AT&T)

There are various lane closures along Leopard Street between Palm Drive and Old Robstown Road to relocate a duct bank and utilities.

Lipes Boulevard (RioTech)

Lipes Boulevard between Sunwood Drive and Rivergate Drive is closed to perform utility work.  

Mexico Street/Mestina Street (Guerra Underground Construction)

Mexico Street between Leopard Street and Lipan Street is closed to replace a sanitary sewer line for the City of Corpus Christi as part of Harbor Bridge construction. Westbound Mestina Street is closed to thru traffic at Josephine Street. Local access is provided to residents. This street closure is expected to last several months.