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Road Closure Announced for Rivercrest Drive from Fair Lane to Hillcrest Drive

(New Braunfels, TX – September 30, 2022) – The New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) Surface Water Treatment Plant Capital Improvement Project continues on schedule with the installation of the project’s 24-inch and 30-inch water lines from East Common Street to Gruene Road.

Pesado Construction, NBU’s contractor, will close a section of Rivercrest Drive from Fair Lane to Hillcrest Drive from Monday, October 3, through Friday, October 14, 2022. One-way traffic for residents will be allowed.

Vehicular traffic should expect delays, varying lane conditions, and flaggers directing traffic. Access to homes and businesses will be maintained for the duration of construction. Schedules are subject to change.

This more than $11.5 million project will provide additional transmission capacity to deliver clean, high-quality drinking water to our community now and decades into the future. The project has an estimated completion date of spring 2023, weather permitting. New Braunfels Utilities provides 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