Drivers will have one less route to transit in and out of downtown New Braunfels beginning at 8 a.m. Feb. 12 and lasting at least into early March.

The gist

The Texas Department of Transportation will shut down the Landa Street railroad underpass near the West Zink Street intersection. According to a media release from the city of New Braunfels, the closure will be in place 24 hours a day and last about three weeks.

According to the city, Landa Street will be closed from West Zink Street to the Wurstfest driveway, allowing for access to Landa Park Drive. Detours will direct drivers to Walnut Avenue and San Antonio Street to maneuver around the closure.

The impact

The closure will allow for TxDOT contractors to replace aging rock retaining walls and sidewalks around the railroad underpass.