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One-Way Traffic Control between Loop 337 and Fair Lane begins Monday, August 29, 2022

(New Braunfels, TX – August 25, 2022) – The New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) Surface Water Treatment Plant Capital Improvement Project continues on schedule with installation of the projects’ 24-inch and 30-inch water line from East Common Street to Gruene Road.

Pesado Construction, NBU’s contractor, will close part of Rivercrest Drive between Loop 337 and Fair Lane beginning Monday, August 29, 2022, through Friday, September 16, 2022, to perform the open-cut pipe installation. One-way traffic control with a detour route on Hillcrest Drive will be in place along Rivercrest Drive. 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.

Completion of the more than $11.5 million SWTP Project is scheduled for completion in the spring of 2023. This project will provide additional transmission capacity to deliver clean, high-quality drinking water to our community now and decades into the future.

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

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

Contact Desirae Medellin at 830.608.8971 or with 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 help
s 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