Shoulder closures happening on Island Road

AEP, the electrical utility, is conducting intermittent shoulder closures on State Highway 361 on Mustang Island and on Park Road 22 on North Padre Island, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The work is being done between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. today (Friday, Feb. 17, through Monday, Feb. 20).

AEP will be working on infrastructure in those areas.

The closures are being done in 15-minute increments, AEP reported.

Drivers can expect to see construction signs and flaggers near the worksite where crews will be using utility trucks and other heavy equipment to position and replace wires.

The work supports electric transmission improvements in the area, according to AEP.

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