New Morningside Drive detours to take effect in New Braunfels on Jan. 18

Construction on Morningside Drive in New Braunfels has been ongoing for nearly a year and is expected to continue for several months with new detours taking effect next week. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Construction on Morningside Drive in New Braunfels has been ongoing for nearly a year and is expected to continue for several months with new detours taking effect next week. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Construction on Morningside Drive in New Braunfels has been ongoing for nearly a year and is expected to continue for several months with new detours taking effect next week. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Construction on Morningside Drive in New Braunfels has been ongoing for nearly a year and is expected to continue for several months with new detours taking effect next week.

Beginning Jan. 18, through traffic will be limited to northbound vehicles on Morningside Drive between Vista Parkway and Schmidt Avenue.

A portion of the road between Loma Vista Street and Southland Street will be closed completely, and a detour will be established at Becker Street to accommodate drivers.

Two-way traffic will continue from Vista Parkway to Rueckle Road, while through traffic on Morningside Drive from Schmidt Avenue to the I-35 Frontage Road will be limited to local residential traffic and school buses.

Schmidt Avenue will continue to have two-way access to I-35 and FM 1044.


Detours are expected to be in place for two to three months, according to a city press release. Residents can contact Nate Garza at 830-221-4082 for additional information.
By Lauren Canterberry

Reporter, New Braunfels

Lauren joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in October 2019. After graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, Lauren was a freelance journalist and worked as a college English teacher in China. At CI, Lauren covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in New Braunfels.