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Two Street Projects Scheduled This Week

NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 19, 2014

Media Contact:
Scott Packard, Public Information Officer
(830) 386-2590 (o)
(830)560-6270 (c)
SPackard@SeguinTexas.gov

Two Street Projects Scheduled This Week
Fleming Drive and Portions of King Street Affected

SEGUIN, Texas – The City of Seguin notifies residents of two projects that could affect commutes this week.

Fleming Drive
Beginning Wednesday, Fleming Drive will be closed from Kingsbury to University during the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. The ongoing construction at the TLU athletics complex requires installation of a new water and sewer line beneath the street. The work is expected to be complete on Saturday.

King Street
The Texas Department of Transportation will be taking core samples on King Street between Kingsbury and Court on Thursday. The samples are needed for the engineering phase of a proposed TxDOT reconstruction project that does not yet have a construction timeline. This work will require the brief closure of three portions of King Street on Thursday. Each location will take approximately one hour to complete. The work will begin at 9 a.m. The locations and detour routes are as follows:

• Southbound lane of King Street between Cedar and Bismark
o Detour route: West on Cedar, south on Peach Street, then east on Bismark back to King

• Southbound lane of King Street between Ireland and Walnut
o Detour route: West on Ireland, south on Peach, then east on Walnut back to King

• Northbound lane of King Street between College and Humphreys
o Detour route: East on College, north on Elizabeth, then west on Humphreys back to King

About the City of Seguin
Seguin, Texas is located off Interstate 10, about 35 miles east of San Antonio. Seguin is big enough to boast a top-rated university and a state-of-the-art hospital. More than 25,000 residents enjoy a range of cultural, recreational and employment opportunities. Seguin’s robust diversified economy features a steelmaker, a manufacturer of automotive parts and plants making roadside mowing equipment and building materials. In 2009, Seguin was proud to be selected by Caterpillar as the site of a major new engine manufacturing facility.

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Posted by: Morgan Ash