Reconstruction of Klein Road in New Braunfels to wrap up in summer 2021

Construction of Klein Road has been ongoing since February 2019. (Courtesy city of New Braunfels)
Construction of Klein Road has been ongoing since February 2019. (Courtesy city of New Braunfels)

Construction of Klein Road has been ongoing since February 2019. (Courtesy city of New Braunfels)

Reconstruction of Klein Road between FM 1044 and Walnut Avenue in New Braunfels is nearing completion, though damage to some portions of the roadway has caused what officials describe as serious delays.

The project is part of the city of New Braunfels’ 2013 bond program and will widen the street from two to four lanes and install a median, curbs and sidewalks. While much of the work is significantly complete, deterioration throughout the project has caused significant delays, said David Ferguson, media and communications coordinator for the city of New Braunfels.

The city is actively working with the contractor to resolve the issues before completing the final paving, Ferguson said.

Timeline: February 2019-summer 2021

Cost: $10.3 million


Funding source: city of New Braunfels 2013 bond program
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 covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in New Braunfels. Prior to CI, Lauren was a freelance journalist and worked as a college English teacher in China.



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