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Nueces River Bridge Project put on holiday hold

Work will continue on $85 million project Tuesday night
Nueces River Bridge project will be place on a holiday hold for the next several days
Posted at 7:14 AM, Dec 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-22 08:14:06-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Construction on the I-37 Nueces River Bridge project is being put on hold for some of the holiday season.

Work will pause beginning at 6 a.m. Thursday on the project. The stoppage will continue through 9 p.m. on Tuesday.

All travel lanes will remain open for motorists.

The $85 million project is an effort to improve the stretch of the interstate from Redbird Lane to U.S. Highway 77.

The project is expected to be complete in early 2027.