Half-Street Closures

Office

  • Physical Address
  • Municipal Plaza Building
    114 W. Commerce, 6th Floor
    San Antonio, TX 78205   
  • Mailing Address
  • P.O. Box 839966
    San Antonio, TX 78283-3966
  • Phone
  • 210.207.8022

Staff

  • Razi Hosseini, P.E.
    Director/City Engineer
  • Anthony Chukwudolue, P.E.
    Deputy Director
  • Christie Chapman
    Assistant Director
  • Nefi Garza, P.E.
    Assistant Director
  • Luis Maltos, P.E.
    Interim Assistant Director
  • Paul Berry
    Chief Communications Officer
Street Closures: Half-Street Closures

Half street closures are barriers that block travel in one direction for a short distance on otherwise two-way streets. They are sometimes called partial closures, entrance barriers, or one-way closures.

Half-Street Closures

Advantages

  • Maintains two-way bicycle access
  • Reduces the volume of vehicles

Disadvantages

  • Limits access for local residents and emergency services
  • Drivers may disregard the barrier and drive into oncoming traffic
  • Local street drainage may be impacted

Eligibility Considerations

  • Significant amount of cut-through traffic in one direction only
  • No more than one lane of travel in each direction
  • Close, Vacate and Abandonment process through the Office of EastPoint and Real Estate is required 1
  • Neighborhood Association Landscape Maintenance Agreement required if landscaping is included

 

Reduced Speed          

Enhanced Safety          

Reduced Volume          

Maintenance          


1 Closure, Vacation and Abandonment Process