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Corpus Christi weekly road closures announced for next week

Posted: 1:34 PM, Dec 14, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-14 14:38:12-05

The City of Corpus Christi has announced its road closures for next week. Here’s a list of the areas where traffic will be diverted.

New – Sheridan Drive (Contractors)

Beginning Monday until Wednesday, weather permitting; contractors will close Sheridan Drive to thru traffic between Alameda Street and Harry Street.  Motorists are asked to follow the detour signs around the work area.

New – Airline Road (Contractors)
Beginning Monday through Dec. 21, weather permitting; contractors will be reducing northbound Airline Road to one lane of traffic between Williams Street and South Padre Island Drive.

New – Staples Street/ Kostoryz Road to Brawner Parkway (Bond 2012)
After beginning earlier this week, weather permitting; City Contractors will be switching traffic to the newly constructed pavement on the south side of Staples Street between Carroll Lane and Brawner Parkway.

Laguna Shores Road (IDIQ)
Lasting about 6 weeks after beginning Nov. 26; 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 continuing for the next 90 days, weather permitting, AEP contractors are doing utility work on Carancahua Street between Antelope and Buffalo streets.  During this period, Carancahua will be closed to one lane of traffic.

Elizabeth Street
Through Dec. 21, 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 Lanes 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 are closed to all traffic.

Bolivar Street (RSRP)
Bolivar Street is closed to thru traffic between Sarita and David streets. 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 be only 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.

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: 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.