UPDATE: Traffic Management Plan on the Island for Memorial Day Holiday
Revised Maps Included
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – In advance of the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the City will be implementing a plan to address additional visitors who may come to the Island via Park Road 22. To address possible traffic congestion and safety concerns of the traveling public, the City will be executing changes to traffic operations at the intersection of Aquarius Street and Park Road 22. These traffic measures will be applied beginning on the afternoon of Thursday, May 27, 2021 and remain in effect thru 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.
Below is a summary of traffic changes drivers can expect to see:
- The traffic signals at the intersection of Park Road 22 and Aquarius Street will function as “GREEN“ only for northbound and southbound traffic along Park Road 22.
- The left-turn lanes along Park Road 22 at the intersection of Aquarius Street will be closed to traffic.
- The median opening at the intersection of Park Road 22 and Aquarius Street will be closed to traffic.
- Left-turns will be prohibited off of Aquarius Street. Motorists approaching the intersection of Park Road 22 will only be allowed to turn right onto Park Road 22 and are advised to follow detour routes.
The Police Department will assist in monitoring Aquarius Street and other key intersections along Park Road 22 at SH 361, Whitecap Boulevard and Commodores Drive. Safety is a top priority, so motorists and pedestrians are reminded to take safety precautions when driving on roads and follow all traffic control devices in the area.
Please see attached revised maps.
For more information, media representatives can contact Senior Public Information Officer Melanie Lowry at 361-826-3837 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org