01/13/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/13/2023 17:06
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - Street closures along major City streets impacting motorists and pedestrians are listed below. These closures may be due to construction, special event activity, or maintenance. All closures are subject to change due to weather, emergency work, or other circumstances.
Work zone 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.
CITY STREET RECONSTRUCTION OR MAINTENANCE PROJECTS
Brawner Parkway - Kostoryz Road to Carroll Lane (Bond 2018)
During Phase One of Brawner Parkway construction, traffic north and south of the median is reduced to one-way in the westbound direction from Carroll Lane to Kostoryz Road.
Fairview Drive - Up River Road to Kenwood Drive (RSRP)
Fairview Drive is closed for street reconstruction between Up River Road and Kenwood Drive. Residents along Fairview Drive will be provided with local access. Construction is expected to last several months.
Junior Beck Road - Bear Lane to Old Brownsville Road (Bond 2018)
During this Phase Two of the project, Junior Beck Road will be temporarily converted to one-way traffic in the southbound direction from Bear Lane towards Old Brownsville Road. The Corporate Drive intersection at Junior Beck will be temporarily closed for this phase. Residents will continue to have local access from South Padre Island Drive (SPID) Access Road. Wayfinding and detour signage will be in place to guide motorists to their destinations. The temporary one-way and intersection closure is expected to last several months.
Leopard Street - Palm Drive to Nueces Bay Boulevard (Bond 2018)
Leopard Street is reduced to one lane, in each direction, along the eastbound lanes (south side) of Leopard Street between Nueces Bay Boulevard and Battlin' Buc Boulevard. The intersection at Leopard Street and Nueces Bay Boulevard is open to traffic. Additional temporary intersection closures will be implemented along the south side of Leopard Street as construction progresses.
Long Meadow Drive - Saratoga Boulevard to St. Andrews Drive (Bond 2018)
Traffic on Long Meadow Drive is restricted to one-way only in the northbound direction from Saratoga Boulevard to St. Andrews Drive. Southbound traffic will be detoured to Wooldridge Road to access Everhart Road or Staples Street. The one-way detour is anticipated to last for the project's duration, and construction is expected to last six months.
Park Road 22 Bridge and Channel - Whitecap Boulevard to Commodores Drive (SH 361)
Park Road 22 is closed for construction on the south side (eastbound lanes) between Compass Street and Cruiser Street. Motorists traveling eastbound (south side) along Park Road 22 are shifted to the westbound lanes (north side) between Compass Street and Cruiser Street. Travel lanes in each direction are reduced to one lane between Compass Street and Cruiser Street.
Staples Street - Baldwin Boulevard to Kostoryz Road (Bond 2018)
During Phase 1 of construction on Staples Street, between Baldwin Boulevard and Kostoryz Road, drivers and pedestrians should expect the following traffic changes:
The northbound lanes and center-turn lane (east side) of Staples Street, between Baldwin Boulevard and Kostoryz Road, will be closed for construction. Traffic will be shifted to the west side of Staples Street (southbound lanes) and reduced to one lane in each direction.
Traffic along northbound Staples Street will be shifted to the west side (southbound lanes) of the roadway approaching the Kostoryz Road intersection.
The inside left-turn lane will be closed along Kostoryz Road at the Staples Street intersection.
Sidewalks within the construction zone will be closed on the east side of Staples Street.
South Staples Street - Saratoga Boulevard to Williams (CSIP)
The contractor is performing maintenance on South Staples Street from Saratoga Boulevard to Williams Drive as part of the City's Concrete Streets Improvement Project.
Construction will take place between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The contractor will conduct daily single-lane closures along South Staples Street, beginning at the Williams Drive intersection, and work southward towards Saratoga Boulevard. Intersections along the construction path may experience daily short-term closures or restrictions. Two-way traffic will remain open for motorists throughout construction.
Construction duration for this project is expected to last two months, weather permitting.
Swantner Drive - Indiana Avenue to Texan Trail (Bond 2018)
Swantner Drive is closed to thru traffic between Ralston Street and Deforrest Street. Swantner Drive from Vaky Street to Glazebrook Street is also closed to thru traffic. Chamberlain Street and McClendon Street are open to local traffic. McCall Street will remain open from Reid Drive to Swantner Drive to allow access to the Lindale Senior Center.
Reid Drive, Glazebrook Street, and Swantner Drive from Glazebrook Street to Texan Trail are open.
CITY PERMITTED CLOSURES
Alta Plaza Street - San Antonio Street to Santa Fe Street
The Corpus Christi Water Department contractor is making utility improvements along Alta Plaza Street. A temporary full street closure is currently being implemented between San Antonio Street and Santa Fe Street for construction. Motorists will maintain local residential access during the temporary street closure. Construction progress will require temporary lane closures on Santa Fe Street to complete the work. Construction is expected to last several weeks.
Caldwell Street - Mexico Street to Brownlee Boulevard (Guerra Underground)
The subcontractor for Flat Iron Dragados is installing a new wastewater line between Mexico Street and Brownlee Boulevard as part of the New Harbor Bridge Utility Relocation Project. Construction is progressing and is now in its final phase. A temporary street closure of Caldwell Street between Mexico Street and Brownlee Boulevard will be in place for the final phase. A temporary intersection closure of Caldwell Street and Mexico Street will be in place as construction progresses to the west. Detour signs will be in place to direct traffic around the
temporary street closure. Residents will always have access during construction. Construction is expected to last several months.
Carancahua Street - Agnes Street to Coopers Alley
The Corpus Christi Water Department contractor is making pavement repairs on Carancahua Steet. The contractors will implement temporary lane closures along Carancahua Street between Agnes Street and Coopers Alley. Construction is expected to last several weeks.
Clarkwood Road - Leopard Street to Agnes Street
A contractor for the Corpus Christi Water Department is repairing a wastewater line on Clarkwood Road. Construction has restarted and has reimplemented temporary street closures between Leopard Street and McNorton Road. Clarkwood Road will temporarily close all traffic between Leopard Street and McNorton Road. Motorists will maintain local access up to the closure, and a detour will be in place to guide traffic around the temporary closure Construction is expected to last several weeks.
Cuiper Street - Carlton Street to Dinn Street
The Corpus Christi Water Department contractor is repairing a wastewater line on Cuiper Street and implementing temporary street closures between Carlton Street and Dinn Street. Cuiper Street will temporarily close to all traffic between Carlton Street and Dinn Street. Motorists will continue to have local access up to the closure. A detour will be in place to guide traffic around the temporary closure. Construction is expected to last several weeks.
Everhart Road - South Padre Island Drive to South Alameda Street
A contractor for the City will perform subsurface utility engineering along Everhart Road from South Padre Island Drive to South Alameda Street. The contractor will implement various daily lane reductions between South Padre Island Drive and Alameda Street. Work is expected to last one month.
Greely Drive - Belmeade Drive to Evergreen Drive
The contractor for private development is constructing a waterline across Greely Drive and has implemented temporary street closures between Belmeade Drive and Evergreen Drive. Greely Drive will be temporarily closed to all traffic between Belmeade Drive and Evergreen Drive.
Motorists will maintain local access up to the closure, and a detour will be in place to guide traffic around the temporary closure. Construction is expected to last several weeks.
Kostoryz Road - at Gollihar Road Intersection
A contractor for the Corpus Christi Water Department is repairing a wastewater manhole and performing concrete pavement repair at the intersection. Contractors will be reducing traffic to one travel lane for each direction on all four approaches to the intersection. Construction is expected to last several weeks. Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes.
Port Avenue - Horne Road to Baldwin Boulevard (Clark Pipeline)
The contractor is replacing a 16-inch water main along South Port Avenue from Horne Road to Baldwin Boulevard. Construction has progressed into the next phase. However, Southbound Port Avenue will remain reduced to one lane between Baldwin Boulevard and Tarlton Street, utilizing the center turn lane as the travel lane. Northbound Port Avenue travel lanes will not be affected. In contrast, other lane closures along the project limits may occur for lateral waterline installations. Construction at this location is estimated to last several months.
Port Avenue - Agnes Street to Lipan Street
The contractor for the Corpus Christi Water Department is installing a temporary bypass to make wastewater line repairs on Port Avenue. Northbound and Southbound travel lanes on Port Avenue will be reduced to two lanes, one for each direction, between Agnes Street and Lipan Street. A temporary intersection closure along the east side of Port Avenue and Comanche Street will be implemented to accommodate the bypass. Detours will be in place for the intersection closure. Motorists will maintain local access up to the closure, and detour signs will be in place to guide traffic around the temporary closure. Construction is expected to last 60 days.
Rossiter Street - South Alameda Street to Santa Fe Street
The Corpus Christi Water Department contractor is repairing a wastewater line on Rossiter Street and implementing temporary street closure between South Alameda Street and Santa Fe Street. Rossiter Street will be temporarily closed to all traffic between South Alameda Street and Santa Fe Street. Motorists will maintain local access up to the closure, and a detour will be in place to guide traffic around the temporary closure. Construction is expected to last several weeks.
Santa Fe Street - Primrose Drive to Rossiter Street
The Corpus Christi Water Department contractor is repairing a wastewater line across Santa Fe Street. To make repairs, contractors will perform daily lane closures on Santa Fe Street between Primrose Drive and Rossiter Street. Construction is expected to last 30 days.