The City of Kemah will be offering free event parking with shuttle service to and from the Kemah Crawfish Festival on Friday, April 19 through Sunday, April 21.
Motorists can expect traffic congestion around Waterfront on Friday, April 19. Seabrook Police will have an additional seven officers on duty to assist with traffic control.
Motorists can expect increased traffic in and around the Seabrook Waterfront District in addition to traffic congestion around the Kemah Boardwalk on Good Friday and throughout the Easter weekend. Due to the anticipated traffic volume, the Seabrook and Kemah Police Departments will increase patrol. Seabrook will have an additional seven officers on duty on Friday, April 19, 2019; primarily assisting with traffic control in and around the Seabrook Waterfront District.
The southbound outside lane at NASA Parkway will be closed during the day from April 10 through April 13 and the southbound outside lane on the Seabrook/Kemah Bridge will be closed at night, Sunday through Thursday beginning April 14 for approximately four weeks.
The northbound outside lane on the SH 146 Clear Channel Bridge between 10th Street/Shipyard Drive in Seabrook and 3rd Street in Kemah will be closed during the day shifts of March 27, 28 and 29, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day.
As TxDOT prepares the work zone for Phase 1 commuters can expect traffic shifts and alternating lane closures. On the Clear Creek Channel Bridge, traffic will shift to the west with two lanes maintained in each direction separated by barriers. The connector ramp to Shipyard Drive (on the east side of the bridge will be close. The outside lane on SH 146 northbound from NASA to Respsdorph will be closed for final demolition and right-of-way clearing operations. The south u-turn/access road will close and 3rd, 4th and 5th streets will no longer be accessible from this access road.
TxDOT will begin placing concrete barriers on the Clear Creek Channel Bridge beginning on February 25, 2019 through March 1, 2019 from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. each night.
The Seabrook and Kemah boat ramps under the existing Clear Creek bridge will be fully closed beginning on February 13, 2019. Additionally, the parking lots immediately adjacent to these boat ramps will be closed on February 13, 2019. Currently there is no plan to re-open these boat ramps as part of the SH146 project. TxDOT and local agencies are evaluating alternative boat ramp locations.