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Contact: Pam Quidley
Communications and External Affairs Manager
830.312.7940   |

(New Braunfels, TX – December 18, 2023) – New Braunfels Utilities’ contractor, Pesado Construction, is entering Phase Two of the IH 35 Waterline Project with expected completion on Friday, March 1, 2024. Merriweather Street will be closed from Gross Avenue to S Seguin Avenue to maneuver equipment, materials, and crews safely.

Approximately 9,000 feet of water main will connect the Castell water main to the Avery Park water main. The $8 million project is important for expanding infrastructure for the summer demand that is expected in 2024 and beyond.   

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

New Braunfels Utilities will provide up-to-date traffic impacts at

Contact the NBU Water Department at 830.608.8833 with any questions.


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 X at @nbutexas, and to learn more, visit