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May 9th, 2010
Traffic Report: 05/09/10 to 05/15/10

Street and utility work expected to affect local traffic next week:

  • NORTH LBJ DRIVE & EAST SAN ANTONIO STREET, 100 block (around the square), closed on May 15 from 7 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. for Texas Natural & Western Swing Festival. Public Services, 393-8036.
  • CHARLES AUSTIN DRIVE closed on May 14 – 15, from 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. from Hopkins Street to railroad tracks for Texas State University event. Motorists are advised to use C.M. Allen Parkway, University Drive, Aquarena Springs Drive or Thorpe Street to avoid the area. Public Services, 393-8036.
  • GUADALUPE STREET, between Concho Street & Hutchison Street, one southbound lane closed on May 10 from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. due to geotechnical bore holes for sampling. Public Services, 393-8036.
  • FREDERICKSBURG & PAT GARRISON, one lane closed on May 10 from 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. due to geotechnical bore holes for sampling. Public Services, 393-8036.
  • UNIVERSITY DRIVE, between Guadalupe Street and LBJ Drive one westbound lane closed on May 10 from 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. due to geotechnical bore holes for sampling. Public Services, 393-8036.
  • EAST HUTCHISON STREET, between Edward Gary Street and Moon Street one westbound and northbound lane closed on May 10 from 11:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. due to geotechnical bore holes for sampling. Public Services, 393-8036.
  • LBJ DRIVE, 200 – 300 block one lane closed on May 10 from 12 noon – 1 p.m. due to geotechnical bore holes for sampling. Public Services, 393-8036.
  • C.M. ALLEN PARKWAY, from IH 35 frontage road to Hopkins, one lane closed at a time due to milling and overlay from May 6 to the end of May. Public Services, 393-8036
  • FREDERICKSBURG, 200 – 300 block; alley between HEB and First United Methodist Church, closed from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. on May 13 for crane needed for installation of A/C unit. Public Services, 393-8036.
  • WEATHERFORD STREET, One lane will be closed due to lane widening, curb and gutter improvements until mid-May. Public Services, 393-8036.
  • EAST MCCARTY LANE, construction of additional lanes began in April outside existing pavement with minimal impact to motorists. McCarty will remain in service until the final connection to the new improvements in October/November. Please watch for heavy equipment, slow vehicles, and stopped vehicles between IH-35 and Old Bastrop Highway. Capital Improvements, 393-8130.
  • CHEATHAM STREET, from Rio Vista Street to Field Street will be closed to through traffic for installation of new wastewater line. Construction runs from April to end of May. Please follow detour signs and use Field Street, Sycamore Street or IH 35 frontage road to avoid the area. Rio Vista Terrace Neighborhood Improvements. Capital Improvements, 393-8130.
  • HAYNES, from Cheatham to Riverside Drive, road closed in different sections to through traffic, for installation of new water line until the end of June. Motorists are advised to use C.M. Allen Parkway or Hopkins Street as possible detour routes. Rio Vista Terrace Neighborhood Improvements. Capital Improvements, 393-8130.
  • RANCH ROAD 12, 2400 block, lane widths will be reduced and shifted to allow construction of the next phase of Wonder World Drive in preparation for future tie-in to Ranch Road 12. No shoulders. Please drive carefully on narrow lanes and be aware of construction vehicles and workers in construction area. Construction will continue until further notice. Capital Improvements, 393-8130.
  • SESSOM DRIVE, storm drainage and street construction from University Drive to Academy Street will continue until early summer. Please watch for lane closures and construction crews. Capital Improvements, 393-8130.
  • CRADDOCK AVENUE, construction on the Craddock Avenue extension from Bishop to Wonder World Drive continues through August. The intersection at Bishop and Craddock will be closed during construction. To turn left on Bishop, detour left on Allen Street. To turn right on Bishop, continue straight and follow the cones. Please follow the detour signs and watch for heavy construction equipment at Wonder World, Bishop Street and the Park Road at the end of Franklin. Capital Improvements, 393-8130.
  • WONDER WORLD DRIVE AT HUNTER ROAD is open to traffic. Northbound motorists turn right at Wonder World Drive. Large trucks should detour to Stagecoach Trail. Sidewalk is closed on Hunter at construction entrance until further notice. Public Services, 393-8036.

— FROM THE CITY OF SAN MARCOS/MELISSA MILLECAM

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