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Palasota Drive Reconstruction Project currently underway in Bryan

Palasota Reconstruction
Posted at 2:25 PM, Jan 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-20 15:25:13-05

BRYAN, TX — Heads up Brazos Valley drivers!

Phase I, of the Palasota Drive Reconstruction Project began this week on Jan. 18, 2021.

As stated on the official website for the City of Bryan, "This project will provide improvements to Palasota Drive, between Groesbeck, and the Cottonwood Branch Creek."

These improvements are intended to replace aging infrastructure, and create a safer environment for vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians in Bryan.

Including, introducing a third road lane; the likes of which, will transforms the roads from having draining ditches... to curb and gutter, all, with new storm sewers.

Additionally, lighting will be added on the northeast side of the road, and the sidewalk on the southwest side will also be improved.

What should you expect with traffic?

Traffic, will be impacted between West 28th Street and Beck; and between Beck and Groebeck.

"Local traffic will be allowed between the two creek crossings on Palasota Drive." the city wrote online.

Installation of additional drainage, water, sanitary, street and sidewalk improvements will result in single lane closures along this route as well.

This project will be completed in several phases, with traffic control being revised and posted for each phase.

This project is a capital improvement project, that of which is part of the approved FY2020-FY2024 Capital Improvement Program.

Phase I of the project is expected to last until the summer of 2021.

For additional information, people are advised to contact Engineering Services at 979-209-5030.