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North Kuehler 30-inch to 33-inch Interceptor Project

This major wastewater Capital Improvement Project will upgrade and replace multiple interceptors that have become damaged due to aging. Interceptors are large pipes that receive flow from many sewer lines and conduct the wastewater to a treatment plant. This will greatly improve wastewater infrastructure and increase transmission capacity to maintain compliance with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

This Project will be separated into two bid packages, each with a different contractor.

Work on this Project began in October 2020 and is scheduled to be completed by October 2021, weather permitting.

Scheduled Traffic Impacts

Schedules are subject to change.

  • Washington Avenue and Basel Street – 6.01.2021 to 9.30.2021, lane closures at the intersection
  • Washington Avenue and Mather Street – 6.01.2021 to 9.30.2021, lane closures at the intersection
  • Washington Street & East South – 6.01.2021 to 9.30.2021, lane closures at the intersection
  • Liebscher Drive in Prince Solms Park – Construction complete, Liebscher Drive is open
  • Liberty Avenue from West South Street to Liebscher Drive – 7.23.2021 to 9.13.2021, lane closures
  • Elizabeth Avenue from Wurstfest to Hinman Island Drive – Road closed to thru traffic for the City of New Braunfels’ Realignment Project
  • Elizabeth Avenue/Hinman Island Drive from Landa Park Drive to Liberty Avenue – 10.30.20 to 7.30.21, full 24-hour road closure to vehicular traffic, open to pedestrians by detour
  • Hinman Island Park Footbridge – Construction complete, Hinman Island Footbridge is open

Project Overview Map

Castell Avenue 24-inch Water Line Project

This Project will provide an additional 24-inch transmission mainline needed to send water from downtown New Braunfels to the County Line ground storage tank and surrounding areas and replace aging water and sewer lines. The Project was separated into two bid packages, East and West.

No weekend work will be allowed in the downtown areas and sidewalks are to remain open, to the extent possible, for pedestrian traffic. Service connections from the water and wastewater lines to each individual business will be completed between Monday and Thursday, 2:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m. to minimize impacts of service outages.

Scheduled Traffic Impacts

West

Schedules are subject to change.

Work on the West portion of the Project began in April 2021 with an estimated completion date of August 2022, weather permitting.

  • Castell Avenue and San Antonio Street (West) – 6.01.2021 to 7.16.2021, no direct access to San Antonio Street
  • Castell Avenue (Zink Road to Bridge Street, Church Parking Lot) – 6.01.2021 to 7.16.2021, no thru traffic to Zink Street
  • Castell Avenue (from Mill Street to San Antonio Street) –  6.29.2021 to 7.16.2021, road closure, no street parking
  • Castell Avenue (between Mill Street and Bridge Street) – 7.07.2021 to 7.14.2021, road closure, no street parking
  • Castell Avenue and Bridge Street Intersection – 7.13.2021 to 7.16.2021, intersection closed, sidewalks open to pedestrians
  • Market Avenue (between Meusebach and Zink Streets) – 7.06.2021 to 7.15.2021 full road closure to construct bore pits needed to bore beneath Meusebach Street. Traffic on Market Avenue will be detoured to Meusebach Street, Seguin Avenue, and Zink Street.
  • Mill Street Closure – 7.11.2021 to 7.17.2021, no access to Castell via Mill Street
  • Bridge Street Closure – 8.01.2021 to 8.07.2021
  • Elizabeth Avenue (Torrey Street to Hinman Island) – TBD, but will be done between October to December, the road will be closed to thru traffic
  • Market Avenue – 8.25.2021 to 10.1.2021, closed to thru traffic
  • Zink Street – 8.25.2021 to 10.1.2021, one lane open

East

Work on the East portion of the Project began in May 2021 with an estimated completion date of November 2022, weather permitting.

  • Castell Avenue & San Antonio Street – open, with direct access to San Antonio Street
  • Castell Avenue (from San Antonio Street to W. Coll St) 10.22.2021 to 10.26.202, two-way traffic, night work required
  • Castell Avenue (W. Coll St to Garden St) 10.19.2021 to 10.21.2021, two-way traffic
  • Castell Avenue (Garden St to Butcher) 9.29.2021 to 10.11.2021, two-way traffic
  • Castell Avenue (Butcher to Jahn) 8.13.2021 to 8.28.2021, two-way traffic
  • Castell Avenue at Union Pacific Railroad tracks (Between Elm Street and Nacogdoches Street) 7.19.2021 to 10.19.2021, street closure
  • Elm Street to Castell Avenue 6.24.2021 to 10.12.2021, street closure

Project Overview Map

Project Road Detour Map

All work is expected to be completed as scheduled, weather permitting.

For Further Questions Regarding Road Closures

Contact NBU at 830.608.8971 or by email.