Drone Testing to Affect Traffic in Corpus Christi
Drone testing in downtown Corpus Christi began Monday, August 12, and will continue through Friday, August 23 — two weeks of test demonstrations in unmanned traffic management by NASA and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. The project is the result of five years of research by NASA and the Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems, which operates as part of the TAMU system.
Tests are being conducted 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday during the next two weeks. Drivers should expect some traffic diversions at each location.
THE URBAN CANYON AND THE SEA DISTRICT
Monday, August 12
Friday, August 16
Tuesday, August 20
Friday, August 23
Occasional diversions in the area of South Tancahua and Kinney Street to the northeast near North Upper Broadway and Lipan Street. Additionally, traffic will be occasionally restricted in the SEA district from the areas of North Shoreline Boulevard & Palo Alto Street to the northwest near North Chaparral Street and Hirsh Street.
Tuesday, August 13
Thursday, August 15
Monday, August 19
Thursday, August 22
Temporary interruptions of traffic near North Shoreline Boulevard and William Street to North Shoreline Boulevard and Peoples Street as well as some temporary interruptions along Lawrence Street at the T-Head.
Wednesday, August 14
Wednesday, August 21
Cole Park will be temporarily closed.
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