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March 15th, 2010
City announces road work for week

031410trafficMajor work is starting in the Rio Vista neighborhood of San Marcos.


Following are the road and street projects affecting traffic in San Marcos for this week (Feb. 14-20) as announced by the City of San Marcos.

Haynes Street: 900 block at Riverside Drive closed to thru traffic from March 15-April 9, 7 a.m.-6 p.m., due to installation of new wastewater line. Motorists are advised to use Cheatham Street, C. M. Allen Parkway or Hopkins Street as possible detour routes.  This is the beginning of the Rio Vista Terrace neighborhood improvement project. Call the city’s capital improvements department at (512) 393-8130.

Hopkins Street: Railroad repairs on the 400 block near the San Marcos River. One lane will be open in each direction for traffic flow due to Union Pacific Rail Road crossing repair on March 16 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Call the Texas Department of Transportation at (512) 353-1061.

Sessom Drive: Storm drainage and street improvements from University Drive to Academy Street will last until early summer. Motorists are advised to watch for lane closures and construction crews. Call the city’s capital improvements department at (512) 393-8130.

Craddock Avenue: Construction on the Craddock Avenue extension from Bishop Street to Wonder World Drive will continue until May 2010. Motorists should watch for heavy construction equipment at Wonder World Drive, Bishop Street and the park road at the end of Franklin Street. Call the city’s public services department at (512) 393-8036.

Wonder World Drive: Road reconstruction, Stagecoach Trail to Hunter Road. Southbound and northbound right turn lane from Hunter Road to Wonder World Drive will be closed. Southbound traffic turning left onto Wonder World Drive can still turn left, but there isn’t a dedicated left turn lane until mid-March. Expect delays. Sidewalk is closed on Hunter Road at construction entrance. Various nightly lane closures, 8 p.m.–6 a.m. All traffic is encouraged to use Stagecoach Trail detour to Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road until further notice. Call the city’s public services department at (512) 393-8036.

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