City of Beaumont

Stagg Drive from I-10 frontage road to 11th Street will be resurfaced on Monday, May 14. According to a press release, one lane each way will be open to traffic during the resurfacing project. This project is expected to be complete on or before June 14.

Schedules for construction, maintenance, and repairs are subject to change, including extensions and postponement, due to weather or other factors.

Motorists are asked to be aware of all detour signs and advance warnings, and to proceed with caution.

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Beaumont sewer line workers

As the city of Beaumont continues its improvements to the municipality’s water and sewer infrastructure, the city of Port Arthur is facing its own struggles with sewage, with 1 million gallons of wastewater flowing through city streets from Feb. 9 to Feb. 12.

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Christmas tree drop-off location at Rogers Park | Photo: Eleanor Skelton

Christmas tree drop-off will be available at Magnolia, Rogers, and Sprott Parks through Jan. 12, the City of Beaumont announced Dec. 28.

In Rogers Park, the drop-off area is in the parking lot facing Dowlen Road, indicated by posted signs.

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City's new indoor recycling containers | Photo: City of Beaumont

The City of Beaumont is starting a new indoor recycling program, according to a post on the city's Facebook page.

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Inside lanes on Cardinal Drive around US 69 will have the inside lanes closed within city limits through Dec. 14, according to City of Beaumont officials.

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Map of the affected neighborhoods | Photo: City of Beaumont

The City of Beaumont will be performing smoke testing today in a neighborhood near Washington Boulevard and Corporate Drive, according to officials.

The city's contractor, RJN Group, performed the same tests yesterday in the Blossom neighborhood, illustrated on a map released by the city.

The testing is part of the city's plans to improve the sewer system, City of Beaumont spokesperson Chris Jarmon told The Examiner.

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Effective Nov. 29, Harrison Street between I-10 and 15th Street and again between 15th Street and 14th Street, will be closed to through traffic, Beaumont Public Works spokesperson Brandon Belaire said in a statement.

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Work crews | Photo: Cleanserve, LLC

The City of Beaumont has hired Cleanserve, LLC to assist with the Citywide Sanitary Sewer Evaluation, water utilities designer Derek Richard said in a release.

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The Texas Department of State Health Services presented the 2017 Private/Public Provider Award to the City of Beaumont Public Health – EMS (BEMS) Nov. 21 during the annual Texas EMS Conference held in Fort Worth, EMS manager Max Nguyen said in a release Nov. 27.

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Lane closure changes in Washington Improvement Project | Photo: City of Beaumont

Traffic flow around the Washington Boulevard Improvement project will be changing this week.

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