The outside lane on SH146 southbound on the Clear Creek Bridge will be closed during the day shifts of Wednesday March 20, 2019 and Thursday March 21, 2019, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm 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.
On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, TxDOT broke ground below the Clear Creek Channel bridge to represent the official beginning of the SH146 expansion project.
On Monday, February 4, 2019, an asbestos abatement contractor began removing asbestos containing material from the existing Clear Creek bridge.
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.
Be advised that TXDOT will be storing material for construction at the former Walgreen’s site. Additional materials (barriers, equipment) are being stored on the far north side of the City near the Subway / Shell station.
The site where the old CVS used to be, at 2800 Bayport Blvd., is currently under demolition. CVS relocated right across the street to 2242 Repsdorph Road and has been open for business at their new site since May 2018. The good news is that McDonald’s has submitted plans to the City for relocation at the old CVS site.
TXDOT has started demolition on the Neptune Subs building this week. Neptune Subs closed for business in December of 2017 and has been missed ever since. The building’s iconic banners and signage along with the amazing staff from Neptune’s will always be with us in Seabrook.
The site where Seabrook Flowers & Hill’s Liquor once occupied has now finished demolition. We are happy to announce that both businesses have relocated within the City and both are open for business. Seabrook House of Flowers has relocated to 2900 East NASA Parkway, while Hill’s Liquor has relocated to 1904 El Mar Lane.