Wednesday, June 27, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 27, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas June HERALDZEITUNG Page 3A 1A Brinkkoeter Ive lived my life in South and Id never seen them in this The signs seemed a good way to keep people cognizant of the fire and Brinkkoeter decided to bring the idea Our wildland fires are a very high priority in Comal County with people moving further and further out into rural Brinkkoeter at Brinkkoeters Man ford went to county commissioners a couple of years seeking money for four of the colorful We just want to raise awareness of the fire danger here in the Brinkkoeter Right the fire risk in Comal County is considered down graded from high due to weekend But it could go back up Brinkkoeter July and August are our most dan gerous he 1A the road so businesses can prepare for lane Malatek The short answer to what to expect is much more con Malatek But there was good Most of that construc tion is on or slightly ahead of and most of it involving lane closures will take place at Malatek The main gist of it were continuing with work on Interstate 35 south of and through New There shouldnt be a lot of disruptive activity for the rest of this What youll see are some detours at the Ruekle Road bridge to have traffic out from under it while we work on that The second Dean Word which begins one quarter mile north of Ruekle Road and goes to onehalf mile north of Walnut will enter its second phase in Malatek Northbound traffic will be diverted onto the newly built center lanes so the north bound main lanes of the interstate can be The good part is weve got ten past all the utility con flicts on this Malatek The southbound FM 725 exit closed on Tuesday to facilitate work that remains on the frontage road at FM Malatek Southbound FM 725 traffic will be detoured off of Inter state 35 at Texas Access to the 135 restricted from FM when the first new Guadalupe River bridge is on line in about a north bound interstate access will Road Work Interstate 35 and frontage road reconstruction contin ues in New Solms Road to just north of Ruekle Road will be com pleted by Cost of the Dean Word project is The northbound lanes will be shifted to the newly built center lanes in January 2002 as million in interstate and frontage road work continues to just north of Walnut The work is slated to be complete by the end of Deavers Construction is doing the million pro ject from just south of FM 275 to just north of the Guadalupe River slated to be complete in the spring or summer of JulyAugust 2001 Seguin Avenue to Landa Street resurfacing to be per formed by Hunter Industries as part of regional resurfac ing Beginning September 2001 FM 1863 reconstruc tion from Texas 46 to Mission Valley Work will con tinue into The final stretch of Interstate 35 work in New from just south of Texas 46 to FM will be let in December be available from FM Malatek For you get an Malatek Weather permitting and if nothing else its supposed to be ready in By FM 725 will be open to four greatly improving access to the east side of the TxDOT has worked with Dean Word and Deavers Construction Company offi cials to ensure that all work that will close lanes happens at Malatek Theyve really stepped up to the and weve come to agreement on night lane he An exception is the place ment of bridge which the state requires happen during daylight hours because of their size and the complexity of the Malatek So weve only had 20 days of daytime lane closures due to bridge Malatek Most daytime lane clo sures are for repair of colli sion he This Seguin the Main Landa Street and a piece of Texas 46 between Business 35 and Interstate 35 will be The work will take four or five weeks begin ning in late Malatek The longawaited FM 1863 which will be let to a contractor in will begin in Were going to be widening the lanes to 12 feet and adding 10foot Malatek Youll proba bly see activity out there for about 18 Work is in the planning stages for widening to four lanes and lowering the roads under the railroad bridges on Seguin Avenue and Landa both of which are expected to be 18month pro Malatek Seguin Avenue could hap pen in NEW BRAUNFELS HERALDZEITUNG Published on Sunday morn ings and weekday mornings Hiesday through Saturday by the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung USPS 377880 707 Landa or Drawer New Comal Texas 78131 Periodical postage paid by the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung in New Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties three six one Senior Cit izen Discounts by carrier deliv ery only six one Mail delivery out side Comal County in Texas three six one Mail outside Texas six one For missed or late newspa call 830 before 10 Monday through for sameday deliv Postmaster Send address changes to the New Braunfels Drawer New If your child is between the ages of 4 and he or she may qualify for an asthma research Qualified volunteers receive compensation for Call for more information 6090900 KM KM HAAS II YOUR HEALTH IS OUR CONCERN SUMMER SPECIAL2 RMS CARPET CLEANED FREE WITH AIR DUCT CLEANING FURNITURE ORIENTAL RUGS 6067384 18887361824 Menial Rug Cleaning DrapeiyS MiniBlind Cleaning Carpel Cleaning Fumttwe Cleaning Air Dud Cleaning Fire IWaler Damage Restoration Fire Water Restoration OFFICE 210TRADECENTER DRIVE FREE ESTIMATES 24 HR EMERGENCY SERVICE Loofahfar your Dream ttome Come Check Us Out every Saturday and Sunday in the classifieds To be included in the House Hunting Call the Classified Department today or email us at classifieds com Landa Street will be worked on in 2003 or Malatek In December the last interstate work in New Braunfels will be let for con tract on the stretch of high way that begins just south of Texas 46 and runs to FM In the summer of TxDOT and New Braunfels will let the project to rebuild and raise the Gruene Road Guadalupe River bridge to accommodate a cubic feet per second flow the largest permitted from Canyon Officials hope to begin the project after floating season and complete it by Memorial Day Malatek The work is vital to traffic flow in and through New Malatek The centerpiece of the New Braunfels Inter state 35 will feature four lanes of traffic in each direc tion through the city and one way frontage roads with turnarounds at each inter The exit ramps will have dedicated lanes and merge Were getting rid of the thing where you have to wrench your neck Malatek said Eager asked council for per mission to be involved in the design of the road going into New Braunfels City Council pledged million to improve Gruene but engineers say that renovat ing the entire street will cost more than Current proposals center around three plans Improve drainage and repair the entire length of Gruene repair part of the street from Common Road to Post Road or fix Gruene Street from Post Road to Sunnybrook We have this Texas Eager And we need to keep it that Were not opposed to drainage were not opposed to safe David repre sentative from the Gruene Homeowners We want We dont feel like aesthetics are worth a single We want the road to be fixed we want a safer Both groups pledged to work together for the same thing Safer roads that dont affect Gruenes country I dont think the two groups are that far said District 4 Coun cilman Robert who represents the Gruene Other Action In other action council Agreed to become part ners with the Festtage Committee for the Downtown Christmas light ing The city no longer will charge to put up and take down the Gave final approval to an ordinance creating the com mercial office district In New Adopted the annexation The dates of the public hearings were set for July 11 and July Agreed to participate in a project with state transporta tion department to create a landmark on Interstate Ive had several meetings with them and I dont think their concerns are mutually I think they can be worked Once the city decides the scope of the project on Gruene officials plan to conduct a public workshop to listen to concerns from all areas of The date for the workshop has not yet been Council plans to hear a proposal to cut costs for the project at its July 9 0001 TLU BASKETBALL LAMP July 9 13 8 5 Monday Thursday 8 noon Championship Friday 6808 or 37 808 66S2 tlusumm Chicken Omans American Cheese BeelFajilas I 4 FmUCMdiM Leg Quaj more m Onions Natural Light 18 Prices Good June 27 July Market Items 1644 McQueeney New TX lionSat MRCWL