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City road closures set for upcoming week

Posted: 12:45 PM, Nov 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-23 13:45:10-05

Returning to work next week will mean typical concerns in the Coastal Bend.

Like road closures stretching across the city.

Here’s a list of areas to consider throughout next week.

And check this  handy map  for a better indicator of exactly what roads will be under construction next week.

New – Jester Street (Contractor)

On Monday, weather permitting; contractors will close Jester Street on the westside of the Military Drive intersection.  During this period, contractors will work within a manhole to do a sanitary line tie-in.

New – Carancahua Street (Contractor)

On Monday, weather permitting; contractors will reduce Carancahua Street to one lane of traffic between Lipan Street and William Street.  Contractors will set up a large crane to replace building signs at 539 North Carancahua St.

New – Lajuana Shores Road (IDIQ)

Beginning Monday and continuing for six weeks; the following traffic control changes will begin on Laguna Shores Road:

  • Phase I:  Laguna Shores Road will be closed to traffic between Graham Road and Knickerbocker Street. Northbound Laguna Shores Road traffic will be detoured onto westbound Graham Road onto northbound Waldon Road to Knickerbocker Street.
  • Phase II:  Laguna Shores Road will be closed to traffic between Knickerbocker Street and South Padre Island Drive. Northbound Laguna Shores Road traffic will be detoured onto westbound Knickerbocker Street onto northbound Waldon Road to South Padre Island Drive.

Yorktown Boulevard (Bond 2014)

Beginning Nov. 8, the following traffic control changes will begin on Yorktown Boulevard:

  • Eastbound Yorktown Boulevard will switch to the newly constructed pavement between Oso Parkway and Everhart Road from the current Oso Parkway detour.
  • Eastbound Yorktown Boulevard will be reduced to one thru lane, and one right turn only lane at Thundersee Drive.
  • Westbound Yorktown Boulevard will switch through the Everhart Road intersection on the southside and shift onto the newly constructed pavement on the north side at Thundersee Drive.
  • The crossover at Yorktown Boulevard and Thundersee Drive will be closed during this phase of construction.

Carancahua Street (Contractor)

Beginning on Nov. 8,  and for the next 90 days, weather permitting; AEP contractors will be doing utility work on Carancahua Street between Antelope Street and Buffalo Street.  During this period, Carancahua will be closed to one lane of traffic.

Omaha Drive

Continuing for an indefinite period, Omaha Drive will be closed to thru traffic at the Southview Drive intersection. Westbound and eastbound Agnes Street traffic will detour around the work zone. Southview Drive will be closed to thru traffic at Baldwin Boulevard.

Greenwood Drive

Continuing indefinitely, traffic on the northbound Greenwood Drive lanes at the Triple Crown Drive intersection, will shift onto the southbound lanes with one lane in each direction.

Elizabeth Street

Continuing indefinitely, contractors will be working on sidewalks and driveway approaches on Elizabeth Street. As this project is ongoing, the following traffic control plan will be implemented:

  • Eastbound Elizabeth Street traffic will be reduced to one lane from Santa Fe Street to Third Street.
  • Elizabeth Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction from Third Street to the Hospital Parking Garage entrance.
  • Westbound lnes will be shifted onto the eastbound lanes with one lane in each direction.

Brock Drive (RSRP)

Brock Drive is closed to thru traffic between Lambert Drive and Gollihar Road. Gollihar Road and Brock Drive is closed to all traffic.

Bolivar Street (RSRP)

Bolivar Street is closed to thru traffic between Sarita Street and David Street. At Sarita Street, Bolivar Street will be closed to all traffic. Local residential traffic will be allowed through Niagara Street.

Alameda Street

The southbound lanes on Alameda Street from Everhart Road to Sheridan Drive will be closed. There will only be one lane of traffic in each direction on the north side of Alameda Street.

Carroll Lane (Bond 2014)

Carroll Lane one-way traffic will be switched to the opposite direction, from southbound to northbound, between McArdle Road and Gollihar Road. Traffic will also be switched to the newly constructed roadway during this time.

Everhart Road – (SPMP)

Beginning Tuesday, August 14, 2018, and continuing for an indefinite period, weather permitting; City contractors are scheduled to work on Everhart Road from Cedar Pass Drive to Silver Ridge Road, and Glasgow Drive from Timbergate Drive to Ridge Stone Drive. As this work is ongoing, there will be various lane closures as contractors do driveways, sidewalks, curb and gutter, and install ADA ramps.

  • The crossover at Yorktown Boulevard and Thundersee Drive will be closed during this phase of construction.

Six Points Area (Alameda, and Ayers Bond Projects)

The following traffic control plan is in the Six Points area:

  • Alameda Street: Alameda Street, between Louisiana Avenue and Cole Street, is ONE-WAY northbound. Southbound Alameda Street is CLOSED TO THRU TRAFFIC at the Ayers Street/Staples Street intersection.
  • Ayers Street: Traffic Ayers Street traffic is converted to one-way eastbound lane from Staples Street to Santa Fe Street.

Corona Drive (Bond 2014)

The following traffic control plan is implemented on Corona Drive:

  • Eastbound one-way traffic on Corona Drive will shift to the newly constructed pavement on the north side of Corona Drive starting at Flynn Parkway to Embassy Drive.
  • The newly constructed Flynn Parkway/Tiger Lane/Corona Drive intersection will be open to all traffic. Corona Drive will remain one-way to eastbound traffic between Flynn Parkway and Everhart Road.