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Contact: Melissa Krause
Chief Communications and Strategy Officer
830.629.8440 |

(New Braunfels, TX –June 23, 2021) – New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) will close East Zink Street, in downtown New Braunfels, from Landa Street to Seguin Avenue until Friday, July 2, 2021, to continue work on the Castell Avenue 24-inch West Water Line Project.

Spiess Construction Company, Ltd. will be constructing bore pits to bore beneath Landa Street, which is expected to take approximately two weeks. Traffic on East Zink Street and Seguin Avenue will be detoured to Market Street to Bridge Street to Seguin Avenue.

The East intersection of Castell Avenue at San Antonio Street is open to traffic as construction work is being done on Castell Avenue between San Antonio Street and Mill Street, and on West Zink Street, west of Landa Street.

New Braunfels Utilities will provide up to date traffic impacts for Capital Improvement Projects such as this one on, and on its social media channels.

All work is expected to be completed as scheduled, weather permitting.
Contact Desirae Medellin at 830.608.8971 or for any questions regarding the Project.


About New Braunfels Utilities:
Dedicated to excellence in service, New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) was established in 1942 and is one of 2,000 community-owned, nonprofit public power electric utilities in the nation. The mission of NBU is to enhance the quality of our community by providing innovative, essential services. Governed by a Board of Trustees comprised of local residents appointed by the New Braunfels City Council, NBU is committed to being a recognized and trusted community partner, providing essential electric, water, and wastewater services. Utility revenue is invested back into the utility systems, which benefits the community. New Braunfels Utilities makes an annual transfer to the City of New Braunfels, which in turn helps to pay for services such as fire, police, and parks. Additionally, in 2016, NBU repurposed its former16-acre warehouse site to become the Headwaters at the Comal, to serve as its conservation legacy, which will strengthen the relationship between the community and nature by showcasing the significance of the Comal Springs. Follow NBU on Facebook at, on Twitter at @nbutexas, and learn more, visit