New Braunfels' Alves Lane project to finish in spring 2020

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Alves Lane Reconstruction Project took place Jan. 11. The project is scheduled to wrap in 2020.

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Alves Lane Reconstruction Project took place Jan. 11. The project is scheduled to wrap in 2020.

The city of New Braunfels held an informational meeting and ground breaking ceremony for the reconstruction and drainage improvement project on Alves Lane that will be complete in spring 2020.

The $10.2 million project is being funded by $8.5 million from the 2013 city bond program for drainage and street improvements, and New Braunfels Utilities is contributing $1.7 million. Reconstruction includes a three-lane roadway with sidewalks on both sides of the road to relieve traffic congestion on Hwy. 46. The project includes utility and drainage work.

“NBU continues to be a great partner, and we are excited to begin the drainage, roadway and utility infrastructure upgrades that will be constructed with this project,” Assistant City Manager Bryan Woods said. “Our partnership with NBU on these joint projects has significantly benefited the process and resulted in substantial savings for the citizens of New Braunfels and NBU’s ratepayers.”
By Rachel Nelson
Rachel Nelson is editor of the New Braunfels edition of Community Impact Newspaper. She covers local business, new development, city and county government, health care, education and transportation. Rachel relocated to Central Texas from Amarillo in 2009 and is a graduate of Texas State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication.


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