Weekly Road Closures October 19 - 25
NOTE: ALL CLOSURES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER, EMERGENCY WORK, OR OTHER CURRENT EVENTS.
New – Up River Road- (Merrell Lease Services)
Beginning on Monday, October 21, 2019, contractors will be implementing temporarily lane closures between Valero Way and Dunn-Meany Road. Flaggers will be present to direct traffic. Closures are expected to last approximately two weeks.
New – Mestina Street- (A. Ortiz Construction and Paving Inc.)
Beginning Monday, October 21, 2019, contractors will temporarily close the right westbound lane of Mestina Street beginning on Waco Street and ending on North Staples Street. The closure is expected to last approximately two weeks.
New - Horne Road (AEP)
Beginning on Monday, October 21, 2019, contractors will be implementing a temporary lane closure of both westbound lanes between Greenwood Drive and Airport Road. Westbound traffic will then shift into the turning lane. Lane closures are expected to be in effect for approximately a week.
Morgan Avenue (AEP)
Westbound Morgan Avenue will continue to be reduced to one lane starting at Ocean Drive and will continue to 10th Street.
Eastbound Morgan Avenue will also continue to be reduced to one lane between 10th Street and Ocean Drive.
Temporary lane closures are estimated to be in place for several months.
Update – Greenwood (TxDOT Emergency Utility Work)
Beginning Wednesday, October 23, 2019, utility contractors will 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.
Lane closures are estimated to last several months.
Mexico Street (Mastec – Harbor Bridge Utility Relocation)
Mexico Street, between Leopard Street and Antelope Street, will continue to be closed to all traffic during this time. This street closure is expected to last several weeks.
The existing temporary street closure on Mexico Street, between Leopard Street and Mestina Street, will continue. Mexico Street closure is expected to last several weeks.
Everhart Road – Holly Road to South Padre Island Drive (18014A, Type B)
Everhart Road (Southbound) will continue with the existing traffic control already in place. Said traffic control reduces southbound traffic to one lane starting at Coventry Lane, up to the Holly Road intersection, and shift traffic from the west to the east (northbound lanes). Left turns will still be prohibited at the Holly Road intersection for southbound traffic.
Everhart Road (Northbound) will also continue with the existing traffic control already in place. Sid traffic control reduces northbound traffic to one lane starting at Schanen Boulevard and continue up to Cain Street. Traffic heading northbound on Everhart Road will still be allowed to make left turns at the Holly Road intersection.
Holly Road (Westbound) - The right turn lane on westbound Holly Road will continue to be closed. Right turns onto northbound Everhart Road are being allowed from the right lane. This phase of construction is expected to last a couple of weeks.
Everhart Road – (AEP)
Everhart Road (northbound lanes), utility contractors will continue to implement a temporary right lane closure between Cain Drive and Bonner Drive. This lane closure is an extension of the project lane closure and will be implemented on a daily basis for utility work.
Update – Slough Road – Rodd Field Road to Amethyst (18042A, Type B)
Beginning Friday, October 18, 2019, contractors will implement the next phase of the traffic control plan. During this time, Slough Road will be converted to ONE WAY traffic (westbound) between Boomerang Drive and Pennie Way. Local traffic traveling eastbound will be detoured at Boomerang Drive. One-way traffic is expected to last several months.
The newly constructed Amethyst Drive is currently open to traffic.
Ft Worth Street- (AEP)
Contractors will temporarily close the northbound lane of Ft Worth Street between Stirman Street and Cullen Street. Flaggers will be present to direct traffic around closure. Work will begin 8am and end at 4pm. This closure is expected to last several weeks.
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. This work will begin at 8:30am to 5pm. Work is expected to last a couple of months.
Burleson (Winters Construction – Harbor Bridge Utility Relocation)
Utility contractors will continue implementing an intersection closure at Seagull Boulevard and Burleson Street. During this time westbound traffic on Burleson Street will be reduced to one lane. Seagull Boulevard will be closed restricting traffic from turning movements from Burleson Street on Seagull Boulevard. Only local traffic will be allowed onto Seagull Boulevard from Churchdale Avenue. Temporary lane closures start are expected to last a couple of months.
Born Street- (Mastec)
Contractors will have the westbound shoulder lane of Born Street between South Water Street and South Chaparral Street temporally closed. The work will take place from 8am to 6pm and is expected to last approximately 2 weeks.
Rodd Field Road – Saratoga Boulevard to Yorktown Boulevard (E15112, Bond 2014)
Rodd Field Road between Brook 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.
The Rodd Field Road and Yorktown Boulevard intersection remains closed. Traffic traveling along Yorktown Boulevard will continue through the Rodd Field Road / Airline Road extension detour.
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.
Gollihar Road – Weber Road to Staples Street (E13087, Bond 2014)
Construction along this stretch of Gollihar Road continues as final punch list items are addressed. Various lane closures maybe required. The contractor estimates another 2 weeks to complete the punch list items on this project.
Carroll Lane – McArdle Road to Houston Street (E13097, Bond 2014)
Carroll Lane continues as one way southbound between Brawner Parkway and Gollihar Road.
Traffic traveling northbound will continue following the detour in place to guide them around the Carroll Lane one way only limits.
Staples Street – Kostoryz Road to Brawner Parkway (E12095, Bond 2012)
Traffic traveling northbound and southbound on Staples Street will continue as two lanes between Kostoryz Road and Texan Trail.
Kostoryz Road will continue with one left turn lane during this phase.
North Beach Area Road Improvements & Area Beautification (E12127/ E12129, Bond 2012)
Construction on North Shoreline Boulevard continues with various lane closures within the work zone.
Artesian Street (Tracker Energy Services – Harbor Bridge Utility Relocation)
Utility contractors continue to have Artesian Street temporarily closed between Antelope Street and Buffalo Street. Traffic traveling in this area will need to seek alternate routes.
Poth Street (Strike LLC)
Contractors will continue to implement temporary street closures at the intersection of Poth Street and Tribble Lane. Street closures will be done only when large haul trucks are moving out of private property onto the roadway. Intermediate street closures are expected to last a month.
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 8am and 4:30pm.
Holly Road (AEP)
Contractors will continue performing utility work on Holly Road between Lexington Road and Ennis Joslin Road. During this time there will be various lane closures based on the contractor’s operations. Flaggers will assist motorists around the work zone during construction hours.
Airline Road (Bay LTD)
Contractors will be implementing various daily temporary lane closures on both directions of Airline Road between South Padre Island Drive and Holly Road. Various Daily lane closures will be short in length reduce southbound or northbound traffic to one lane. Daily temporary lane closures start at 9:00am to 4:00pm and are expected to last one more week.
Street Preventive Maintenance Program (SPMP) / Residential Street Rebuild Project (RSRP)
The following Streets are being repaired as part of the City’s Street Preventative Maintenance Program or Residential Street Rebuild Project programs. Motorists are encouraged to be aware of the ongoing construction at these locations:
- North Carancahua Street – Lipan Street to Coopers Alley
- Cimarron Boulevard – Saratoga Boulevard to Yorktown
- Doddridge Street – Ocean Drive to Santa Fe Street
- First National Drive – South Padre Island Drive to Compton Road
- Flour Bluff Drive – Glenoak Drive to Purdue Road
- Glasgow Drive – Timbergate Drive to Ridge Stone Drive
- Louisiana Street – Santa Fe Street to Ocean Drive
- Robert Drive – Alameda Street to Junior Terrace
- Rodd Field Road – South Padre Island Drive to McArdle Road
- Acacia Drive – Mueller Street to Interstate Highway 37
- Alameda Street-Rio Vista Drive – Waverly Drive to Alameda Street
- Bois D Arc Place – Greenwood Drive to Black Jack Place
- Fleet Avenue – Beechcraft Avenue to Ryan Street
- Harriett Drive – Prescott Street to Vestal Street
- Lake Tahoe Drive – Sun Valley Drive to Snowbird Drive
- Lancaster Drive – Leopard Street to Mueller Street
- Moravian Drive – McArdle Road to South Padre Island Drive
- Leigh Drive – Villa Drive to Breckenridge Drive
- O’Hara Drive – Mc Alpin Drive to West Shea Parkway
- Snowbird Drive - Lake Tahoe Drive to Sun Valley Drive
- Yukon Drive – Jordan Drive to Brazos Drive
- Zaragoza Street – Guatemozin Street to Airport Road
- Driscoll Drive – North Naylor Circle to Kenwood Drive
- Kenwood Drive – Old Robstown Road to West Longview Street
For a map of the Citywide Active Street Improvement Projects, please visit https://drive.google.com/open?id=1zKe8B7SdnH50i-g6XMMn7rEZUos&usp=sharing