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[15 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Sidewalk Construction to Cause Road ClosuresALC

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
Construction will be constructing El Metro ADA compliant sidewalks and ramps in various locations through District VIII, causing temporary road closures for those streets. 
 Drivers are asked to find alternate routes if possible as there will be congestion and delays due to partial lane closures and detours as the work progresses.  If driving in the area, please obey all traffic signs and be careful with workers in the area.
March 14-15
Pierce Street from San Bernardo Avenue to San Agustin Avenue.
 March 15-16
Burnside Street from San Bernardo Avenue to San Agustin Avenue. 
March …


[15 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Fourth Annual Spring Break Kite Festival

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
The 4th Annual Spring Break Kite Festival taking place from 12PM-7PM today at North Central Park, 10202 International Boulevard, will officially ring in the spring season, with beautiful colors dazzling in the clear blue Laredo sky.
 For those who are serious about kite-flying; however, take notice of the following kite contest information.  Starting promptly at 4:00 p.m., kite judging will begin, and prizes will be given for the best homemade kite in the following age categories:  5-10; 11-13; 14-17; and over 18.  Celebrity judges will make the determination of …


[15 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Thursday SH 359/LP 20 Intersection Signal Work

Courtesy Raul Leal,
LAREDO,TX – Weather permitting Thursday, March 15, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ballenger Construction will install permanent traffic signals at the intersection of LP20/SH 359. Temporary traffic signals at said intersection will also be removed.
Alternating lane closures will be in effect at approaches to and at LP20/SH 359 intersection. Therefore, motorists should slow down and prepare to merge to open lanes.
The traveling public should observe all advance warning signs, road markings and channelization devices in and around the work area.
Law enforcement personnel will assist with the …


[15 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Utilities Construction to Close Part of Lafayette Street

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
 On Friday March 16, 2012, from 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., ACS Constructing Services will close 1320 Lafayette Street between Juarez Avenue and Salinas Avenue to make an 8”X6” water connection and install a 6” fire protection line for future sprinkler system.
 For more information contact the Building Development Services office at (956) 794-1625 or Sergio Aguero, the general contractor at (956) 251-5903.