City tore out downtown bike lane barriers after pressure from prominent real estate developer
The city of San Antonio ripped out four concrete barriers and reduced the size of two others in front of a downtown church just months after they were built, following pressure from a prominent real estate developer, records obtained by KSAT Investigates show.
New East Side road, sidewalks, curbs torn up after miscommunication between Public Works, SAWS
The Public Works Department and San Antonio Water System have given conflicting timelines on why a $972,000 road repair project in an east San Antonio neighborhood was interrupted earlier this year to make way for the installation of a new water main.
Portion of Broadway to be closed Thursday, part of Friday
SAN ANTONIO – A construction project is going to affect traffic on a portion of Broadway on Thursday and Friday. Beginning at 7 a.m., there will be one-way only traffic on Broadway between Nottingham Drive and Nacogdoches Road, according to a news release from the Public Works Department. Commuters will be able to travel southbound on Broadway, but the northbound lanes will be closed while construction crews install an underground sewer system. The road is scheduled to reopen in both directions on Friday at 5 p.m., weather permitting. Message boards have been posted to make commuters aware of the upcoming roadway closure.
San Antonio drivers should brace for more potholes following extreme winter weather
SAN ANTONIO – It’s a familiar problem to San Antonio drivers and it’s one that the winter weather and extreme cold earlier this month could make worse: potholes. The City of San Antonio’s Public Works Department is preparing for an increase in complaints about potholes now that the weather has thawed. And if the base has any other issues, that base will start to deteriorate,” said Paul Berry, spokesman for the public works department. “And once that base deteriorates and cars drive over the asphalt, that’s when you get your potholes.”Berry said crews already fix 250 to 300 potholes a day. The 16 crews spot most of them, but around 10 to 15 percent are reported by the public through 311.
Bexar County officials provide update on roads, shelter, medical oxygen
SAN ANTONIO – Bexar County officials have provided the following updates related to roads, power, shelter and closures in the area. Shelter:AdIn Bexar County a variety of emergency shelters were made available:- The Bexar County Office of Emergency Management continues to support the City of San Antonio’s warming center at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center with personal protective equipment and volunteers. - The Bexar County Fire Marshal’s Office has made available an emergency shelter option at their office. - The City of Converse emergency shelter for the Converse/Judson communities will continue to operate at the Judson High School Gymnasium, 9142 FM 78, Converse, TX 78109. 2 in conjunction with District 7 Fire Rescue have been working with the Bexar County Office of Emergency Management and the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council on Trauma (STRAC), to source medical oxygen.