Hinman Island Drive to be closed in New Braunfels until April 30

Wondering about the road work happening on Hinman Island Drive? See more about the project here. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Wondering about the road work happening on Hinman Island Drive? See more about the project here. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Wondering about the road work happening on Hinman Island Drive? See more about the project here. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Beginning Nov. 30, portions of Elizabeth Avenue and Hinman Island Drive between Landa Park Drive and Liberty Street will be closed until April 30.

Hinman Island Drive will close Nov. 30, while Elizabeth Avenue between Landa Park and Hinman Island will close Dec. 1.

Construction crews contracted by New Braunfels Utilities will be working to install sanitary sewer lines as part of NBU's North Kuehler Interceptor Upgrade Project.

The project will replace and upgrade aging infrastructure, and work will be conducted Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. for the duration of the closure, according to a press release from NBU.

Fencing and detour signage has been installed to guide pedestrians around the construction site, and the Hinman Island Park footbridge will also be closed until April 30.


The project will not impact river access in Hinman Island Park, but the Wurstfest grounds will be closed to pedestrian traffic and river access for the duration of the work.

Prince Solms Park and the Prince Solms parking lot will be closed to thru traffic from Nov. 30-Feb. 28 while sewer pipe along Liebscher Drive is installed.

For additional information about the project, visit the NBU website or call 830-608-8971.
By Lauren Canterberry
Lauren began covering New Braunfels for Community Impact Newspaper in 2019. Her reporting focuses on education, development, breaking news and community interest stories. Lauren is originally from South Carolina and is a graduate of the University of Georgia.


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