Closure of Conrads Lane/Kohlenberg Road overpass delayed in New Braunfels

Demolition of the bridge was originally scheduled for Sept. 15 and has been delayed to Sept. 22. (Warren Brown/Community Impact Newspaper)
Demolition of the bridge was originally scheduled for Sept. 15 and has been delayed to Sept. 22. (Warren Brown/Community Impact Newspaper)

Demolition of the bridge was originally scheduled for Sept. 15 and has been delayed to Sept. 22. (Warren Brown/Community Impact Newspaper)

Just two days before the planned closure and demolition of the Conrads Lane/Kohlenberg Road overpass in New Braunfels, officials announced that the project has been delayed by one week.

The demolition is part of the Texas Department of Transportation’s $80 million expansion of I-35 to add lanes to both the main highway and frontage roads in the region.


Demolition of the overpass will now begin at 8 p.m. on Sept. 22 and is expected to conclude on the morning of Sept. 27.

During the demolition, portions of I-35 between Watson Lane and Conrads Lane will be closed to overnight traffic while the roadways are anticipated to remain open during the day.

The expansion project will elevate I-35 and install a new underpass with a major intersection connecting area roadways, according to TxDOT.
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.



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