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Bonnie Brae Street

Project Status

Crews are installing a roundabout at the intersection of Bonnie Brae Street and Scripture Street. Also included are associated drainage improvements and water and wastewater relocations. The work zone will extend slightly beyond the intersection along Bonnie Brae (north and south), and along Scripture (east and west). During construction, the intersection will be fully closed, as necessitated by the significant lowering of the road. 

Project Background

To accommodate mobility needs, Bonnie Brae Street is being expanded from a two-lane undivided road to a four-lane divided road. Phase 1 includes widening Bonnie Brae from Roselawn to Vintage, which is currently under construction and should wrap up by late summer 2019. Phase 2 of the project includes expanding Vintage Boulevard from two lanes to a six-lane undivided roadway from I35W to US 377 and will begin in late summer/early fall 2019.

Project Updates

June 19: Beginning, Thursday, June 20, crews will begin milling the asphalt and removing curbs at the intersection of N. Bonnie Brae Street and Scripture Street. To ensure our crews, residents, and community members remain safe, barricades are in place to block traffic and pedestrian access through the construction area. Motorists are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the detour routes to minimize potential impacts on travel schedules and commutes throughout the City, and reminded to not remove or drive around the construction barricades. This creates a dangerous situation for all drivers on the road in the area. We thank you for your patience and will provide continued updates as the project progresses.

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June 17: Construction progresses this week as crews will be removing trees in the area, milling off asphalt on the roadway, and continuing utility work to prepare for the next phase of improvements. Motorists are reminded to use caution in the area and adhere to all posted construction signage. Detour information is provided here.
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June 13: The intersection of Bonnie Brae Street and Scripture Street is now temporarily closed to allow crews to safely complete construction. Motorists are reminded to use caution in the area and adhere to all posted construction signage. Detour information is provided here.
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June 12: Due to unforeseen delays, the closure date for the Bonnie Brae and Scripture Street intersection has been temporarily postponed. Crews will be continuing utility line relocations and placing detour signage to prepare for the upcoming closure. Motorists are reminded to use caution in the area and adhere to all posted construction signage. Once barricades have been set in place, the intersection will be closed to traffic and updates will be provided. Motorists are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the provided detour route map to prepare for the temporary closure.
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June 10: Utility relocations will continue this week as crews prepare for street construction to begin. Please use caution when traveling in the area and adhere to all posted construction signage. Refer to the detour map located under project information for alternate routes during the temporary street closure.
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May 20: The Wastewater Department recently completed a new sewer line installation and water improvements on Bonnie Brae Street from University Drive to Scripture Street. 

A public meeting is will be held regarding the upcoming construction phase for the Bonnie Brae project at N. Bonnie Brae and Scripture Street. The meeting will provide residents and property owners the opportunity to learn more about the:
  • Overall Bonnie Brae Capital Improvement project,
  • Upcoming phase of construction that will require a temporary full road closure of N. Bonnie Brae Street at the intersection of Scripture Street beginning Monday, June 10 for approximately 12 weeks to allow crews to safely complete construction
  • Detour routes in place during the temporary closure
  • Resulting improvements of construction to traffic safety, congestions relief, and increased road capacity.
For more information, view the public information notice here.