Road closures planned for downtown Buda on Jan. 10-13

Part of Main Street in downtown Buda will be closed the weekend of Jan. 10-13. (Courtesy city of Buda)
Part of Main Street in downtown Buda will be closed the weekend of Jan. 10-13. (Courtesy city of Buda)

Part of Main Street in downtown Buda will be closed the weekend of Jan. 10-13. (Courtesy city of Buda)

Main Street between Ash Street and Peach Street in downtown Buda will be closed this weekend, starting at 8 p.m. Jan. 10 and ending by 5 a.m. Jan. 13.

The closure includes the intersection of Main Street and RM 967, according to a news release from the city, which is currently under construction as part of an improvement project that will widen the roadway and provide dedicated turn lanes as well as broader sidewalks, signage and pavement striping for better pedestrian safety.


While the road is closed, southbound traffic on Main Street will detour to San Antonio Street followed by San Marcos Street, then allowing drivers to turn west on RM 967 or to continue on Peach Street to return to Main Street; northbound traffic will detour to Peach Street and then San Marcos Street, where drivers can either turn west on RM 967 or continue toward San Antonio and back to Main.

Planned work is subject to change in the case of inclement weather, the release stated.


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