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(New Braunfels, TX – March 3, 2023) – New Braunfels Utilities will begin major construction on the Goodwin Lane 24-inch Water Main Project, which is expected to be completed in the summer of 2024.

The Goodwin Lane Water Main Project is budgeted at $10,240,025. It is one of 153 projects in which NBU is investing more than $871 million to improve or add necessary infrastructure. The Goodwin Lane Water Main Project will increase reliability by installing larger-diameter pipelines to the Kohlenberg Pressure Zone. The Kohlenberg Pressure Zone encompasses the New Braunfels area north of Loop 337 and south of Watson Lane.

The 24-inch main will increase the Country Hills Pump Station’s transmission capacity and operational efficiency by installing large-diameter transmission pipelines that feed into the Kohlenberg Pressure Zone.

The Goodwin Lane Water Main Project will add approximately 12,100 linear feet (LF) of 24-inch water main from the intersection of Goodwin Lane and Pebble Creek Run to the Country Hills Pump Station located at the intersection of Hoffman Lane and Hunter Road, and routed along Goodwin Lane, Conrads Lane, Hoffman Lane, and FM 1102.

Digital traffic control boards will display upcoming lane closure announcements along Goodwin Lane, Conrads Lane, Hunter Road, and Hoffman Lane. The construction of the waterline, specifically at the intersection of Goodwin Lane and Conrads Lane, and construction within 200 feet of Oak Creek Elementary School, is expected to be scheduled from June through August 2023, to alleviate traffic impacts by coinciding when school is out of session.

New Braunfels Utilities will provide up-to-date traffic impacts for Capital Improvement Projects such as this one on

Contact Desirae Medellin at 830.608.8971 or with any questions regarding the Project.       


About New Braunfels Utilities:
New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) strives to be a trusted community partner dedicated to excellence in service and is one of 2,000 community-owned, nonprofit public power electric utilities in the nation.  With a mission of strengthening our community by providing resilient essential services, NBU is governed by a Board of Trustees comprised of residents appointed by the New Braunfels City Council. New Braunfels Utilities provides electric, water, and wastewater services.  Utility revenues are continually invested back into the systems of the customers, 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.  Follow NBU on Facebook at, on Twitter at @nbutexas, and to learn more, visit