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Posted on: March 5, 2018

51st Street from Harborside to Broadway Will Close Entirely From 3/12 to 3/22

51st Street from Harborside to Broadway Will Close Entirely From Monday, March 12th to Thursday, March 22nd

(GALVESTON, TX) March 5, 2018 – While contractors work to reconstruct the roadway at the base of the 51st Street Bridge, a complete closure between Harborside and Broadway will be required. The lanes are estimated to be closed to through access from 8:00 a.m. on Monday, March 12th to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 22nd.

The construction company managing the project, Lucas Construction, will be placing signage throughout the project area to warn drivers of the upcoming closure, to include a flashing message board on both Harborside and Broadway.

For drivers traveling west on Harborside towards I-45, 51st Street is the last access from Harborside to Broadway. Drivers will need to use 37th Street as their alternative and detour signage will be in place to remind drivers of the change.

51st Street Project Overview

The 51st Street project began in July of 2017 and is being completed by Lucas Construction. The $1.3 million project will restore the roadway to its original width as well as replace all underground utilities and provide numerous pedestrian improvements. The project is anticipated to be completed next month in April of 2018.

For More Information

For additional information pertaining to the project, please contact the Project Coordinator, Trina Jankowski, at (409) 797-3966 or by email at


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