Road Closures Scheduled in Killeen Week of February 3
The City of Killeen is working on a new hike and bike trail, and while that might be a positive thing in the long run, it's going to cause some headaches for drivers in the beginning of next week.
Rosewood Drive from Sulphur Springs Road to Chaparral Road will be closed Monday, February 3 from 7 AM to 5 PM for roadway paving.
Chaparral Road from Yorkshire Drive to the city limit will be reduced to one lane Tuesday, February 4 from 7 AM to 5 PM for paving of entrance and exit lanes for the new trail.
City of Killeen Executive Director of Communications Hilary J. Shine said Friday that traffic will be detoured around construction areas during work hours, and recommends drivers use alternative routes. She also asked that drivers be on the lookout for workers and drive safely.
"The Rosewood Drive and Heritage Oaks Hike and Bike Trail project remains on schedule for summer completion," Shine said. "When finished, Rosewood Drive will connect from its current end to Chaparral Road. Heritage Oaks Hike and Bike Trail will run about 3.5 miles along the southern end of Rosewood Drive and follow Pyrite Drive and Trimmier Creek. It is part of a regional trail system that connects to Purser Family Park in Harker Heights."