Rueckle Road closure, detour scheduled in New Braunfels


As part of the ongoing Solms Road-Rueckle Road-Morningside Drive project, Rueckle Road will be closed to thru traffic Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 28-29 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

According to a city of New Braunfels news release, I-35 traffic will be redirected to Water Lane in order to give construction crews access to Morningside. Residents who need to access I-35 from Morningside can use the far east end of Morningside or take a detour using Solms and Water Lane.

Construction work is necessary in the area in order to install a water line and a drainage crossing on Rueckle. The work was approved as part of the city of New Braunfels 2013 bond program.

Expected to be completed in 2020, the Solms-Rueckle-Morningside project will widen each road to a minimum of two lanes, install shared-use paths and make necessary utility and drainage improvements for a total cost of $15.4 million.

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