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City of Midland Traffic Alert

Posted on: October 14, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Traffic alerts and lane closures

Drainage Improvements:b>

City crews will continue making drainage improvements at the intersection of North A Street and Desta Drive. Desta Drive will be closed at North A Street . Traffic on A Street will be reduced to two lane traffic at that location.

Contractors will continue making several drainage improvements on Scharbauer Drive (eastbound and westbound) between Main Street and A Street. Lane closures and detours will be used throughout the project.

The City will continue making drainage improvements in the north alley of the 2300 block of Camarie Avenue. The alley will stay open during initial phases of the project but will be subject to closure at a later date as the work progresses.

Road Work on Preston Drive:

City crews will be doing road work on Preston Drive between Whittle Way and Idlewilde Drive. Through traffic will be maintained throughout the project.

COMPASS Project on Terrell Street:

The contractor is currently working on Terrell Street from Gist Avenue to Longview Avenue. During construction, Terrell Street will be closed to thru traffic. The Travis Elementary driveway entrance will remain open during construction. Access to drive will be from the south. The contractor will be setting up barricades on Rhode Island Avenue from South Garfield Street to South L Street and on South N Street from West New Jersey Avenue to West Carter Avenue.

Beal Parkway Paving Project:

The contractor is working within the newly proposed alignment of Beal Parkway from Audie Court to Blue Haven and Leisure Drive to Thomason Drive. An increase in construction traffic may cause delays on Leisure Drive and Graceland.

Briarwood Avenue Paving Project:

The contractor is currently working along Briarwood Avenue from Avalon Drive to Holiday Hill Road. The contractor moved traffic onto the new pavement. Temporary driveways are available to access affected businesses on the north side of Briarwood Avenue.

I-20 Bore Project at Midland Drive:

The contractor will be working at the intersection of the I-20 Frontage Road and Jasmine Drive as well as north I-20 Frontage Road directly across from this intersection. A full closure of the street intersection will occur once the contractor has mobilized to the area. Access to the frontage road will be given by detouring the traffic south on South County Road 1220 then west on West County Road 116 and north to the frontage road along South County Road 1221.

Fairgrounds Road Widening Project:

The contractor working for TxDOT on the Fairgrounds Road Widening Project has opened Fairgrounds Road to two-way traffic from Wadley Avenue to Loop 250. Traffic will be constrained to one-way operations from Pecan Avenue to Wadley Avenue.

Utility Extension Program:

The contractor will perform construction along the eastbound Loop 250 frontage road between Tremont Avenue and Henry Koontz Boulevard. There may be temporary lane, road, and intersection closures during construction.

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