12/06/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 12/06/2019 15:45
*NEW*Mansions Drive (Rodd Field Road - Saratoga Boulevard to Yorktown Boulevard (E15112, Bond 2014))
On Tuesday,December 10, 2019, the intersection of Mansions Drive will be closed to perform utility work. This work is associated with improvements on the Rodd Field Road bond project.
*NEW*Holly Road - Rodd Field Road to Ennis Joslin Road (Type B)
Contractors have finished installing a temporary pavement section along the north side of Holly Road, between Rodd Field Road and Ennis Joslin Road. Motorists will be shifted to the new temporary pavement beginning Friday, December 6, 2019 to allow Contractors to begin the next phase of construction. Traffic will still be reduced to one-lane, one-way traffic in the westbound direction only between Rodd Field Road and Ennis Joslin.
This next phase will also require various intermittent closures of streets intersecting Holly Road to install utility and storm water infrastructure. North Oso Parkway will be the first intersection closed beginning Monday, December 9, 2019. Motorists traveling on North Oso Parkway and Paul Jones Avenue are advised to follow the signage for detour routes. Local access will be maintained between Wooldridge Road and Osprey Street for residents and visitors to the Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve Learning Center.
*NEW*Ocean Drive -Poenisch Drive to Claremore Street (City IDIQ)
Beginning Monday, December 9, 2019, City Contractors will be performing pavement repairs along the southbound lanes of Ocean Drive between Poenisch Drive and Claremore Street. In order to perform these repairs southbound motorists will be temporarily shifted to the north side of Ocean Drive between the project limits.
*NEW*Morgan Avenue (AT&T - HDE Utility)
Beginning Thursday,December 12, 2019, Morgan Avenue will be closed between 2nd Street and Ocean Drive. A detour will be established to guide thru traffic around the closure. The temporary road closure and detour is estimated to be in place for two days. Left and right turns will be restricted for both directions at the intersection of Ocean Drive and Morgan Avenue.
*NEW*North Water Street (City Utility IDIQ, IPR South Central)
Beginning December 10, 2019, South Water Street will be reduced to two lanes, one-way on each direction, from John Sartain Street to Coopers Alley. Southbound traffic will shift to the eastside. The intersections of John Sartain Street and Coopers Alley will be closed temporarily.
*NEW* Cimarron Blvd (Lonestar Builders)
On Tuesday,December 10, 2019 and Thursday, December 12, 2019, contractors will be implementing a temporary lane closure of the northbound outside lane of Cimarron Boulevard from Wooldridge Road to Misty Meadow Road.
*UPDATE*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.
Additional temporary lane closures will be implemented on the south bound outer lane of South Staples street from Peerman Place to Barracuda Place
Carroll Lane - McArdle Road to Houston Street (E13097, Bond 2014)
Carroll lane continues as one way southbound between Brawner Parkway and Gollihar Road.
Everhart Road - Holly Road to South Padre Island Drive (18014A, Type B)
Northbound and Southbound traffic are on the west side (southbound lanes) between Bonner Drive and Holly Road. Northbound and Southbound traffic will continue as one lane for both directions.
Northbound traffic on Everhart Road will be allowed to make left turns at the Holly Road intersection. Left turns from Southbound Everhart Road traffic will still be restricted.
The right turn lane on Holly Road will continue to be closed but right turns onto northbound Everhart Road will still be allowed from the right travel lane.
The east side of Bonner Drive and Everhart Road intersection will be closed. Left turns for both northbound and southbound Everhart Road traffic will be restricted during the intersection closure. Through traffic on Eastbound Bonner Drive will be detoured around the intersection closure. Local traffic needing to access Bonner Drive between the closure at Everhart Road and Nelson Lane can do so from Nelson Lane.
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.
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.
Rodd Field Road -- Saratoga Boulevard to Yourtown Boulevard (E15112, Bond 2014)
Rodd Field Road between Brooke 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.
Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction along Yorktown Boulevard at the intersection of Rodd Field Road. 'STOP' signs are installed to allow the intersection to operate as an all-way 'STOP' condition. This traffic control requires a closure of Bay Drive at the intersection at Yorktown Boulevard.
Slough Road - Rodd Field Road to Amethyst (18042A, Type B)
Slough Road will continue as ONE-WAY traffic (westbound) between Boomerang Drive and Pennine Way. Local traffic traveling eastbound will be detoured at Boomerang Drive. One-way traffic flow is expected to last several months.
Ametrine Drive is open to traffic.
Staples Street - Kostoryz Road to Brawner Parkway (E12095, Bond 2012)
Traffic has been shifted to the north side of Staples Street. Motorists traveling northbound and southbound on Staples Street will continue as two lanes between Kostoryz Road and Texan Trail. Left turns are prohibited at the intersection of Staples Street and Kostoryz Road.
Kostoryz Road is reduced to one lane approaching Staples Street. Left turns are prohibited at the intersection of Kostoryz Road at Staples Street.
Texan trail intersection will remain closed on the south side of Staples street.
Benys Road (Strike LLC)
Contractors will be implementing a temporary lane closure from Clifton Drive to Hall Avenue, as needed, to assist with off-site work. Flaggers should be present to direct traffic. This closure is expected to last approximately 2 months.
Buffalo Street- (Global Optics/Spectrum Cable)
The eastbound outer lane is closed from Carrizo Street to North Carancahua Street.
Everhart Road - (AEP)
Everhart Road (northbound lanes), utility contractors will continue to implement a temporary right lane closure between Bonner Drive and Corona Drive. This lane closure is an extension of the project lane closure and will be implemented on a daily basis for utility work.
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.
Greenwood (TxDOT Emergency Utility Work)
Utility contractors will continue to 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.
Howard Street- (AT&T)
Contractors will continue to implement a one lane closure, westbound, from Culberson Street to Coke Street. Flaggers should be present to direct traffic around the closure. Closure is expected to last several weeks.
Morgan Avenue (AEP)
Westbound and Eastbound Morgan Avenue will continue to be reduced to one lane, at various locations, between South Staples Street and Crosstown Expressway.
7963 Sedwick Rd (Strike LLC)
Contractors will continue to implement a temporary lane closure, as needed, to assist with off-site work. Flaggers should be present to direct traffic. This closure is expected to last approximately 2 months.