Hickory Street

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The Hickory Street Capital Improvement Project is a multiple phase project that includes upgrading the roadway, water, wastewater, gas, and electric utilities in the area, which will result in a corridor that will last for the next 40 years. The complete reconstruction of Hickory Street (Bonnie Brae to Carroll) is expected to be complete by summer 2021.

Project Status

The Hickory Street Capital Improvement Project is a multiple phase project that includes upgrading the roadway, water, wastewater, gas, and electric utilities in the area, which will result in a corridor that will last for the next 40 years. The complete reconstruction of Hickory Street (Bonnie Brae to Carroll) is expected to be complete by summer 2021.

Project Status

  • Construction Activities Completion Update

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    Crews are completing the final section of construction activities along Hickory Street and are expected to be complete by November 2021. Residents and motorists are reminded to use caution and adhere to all posted construction signage when traveling in the area.

  • Storm Drain Installation and a Portion of Street Repaving Completed

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    Crews recently completed storm drain installation and street repaving in the southern lane of Hickory Street from Bernard Street to Carroll Boulevard.

    As part of the final phase of construction, beginning Thursday, July 15, the Hickory Street and Welch Street intersection will be temporarily closed to traffic to allow crews to safely repave the intersection. Weather permitting, the intersection is expected to reopen to traffic on Friday, July 23 and the project remains on schedule for construction activities to be complete within Q3 2021.

    Message boards and signage to alert drivers of the upcoming road work and detour route are in place. Delays and backups are possible so motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes.

  • Traffic Pattern Shift

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    Beginning today, Monday, April 5, crews will shift traffic to the newly completed Northern lane of Hickory Street (Welch to Bernard). At this time, construction crews will begin construction in the Southern lane of Hickory Street (Bernard to Carroll), including storm drain installation and street repaving.

    Weather permitting, this phase of construction is expected to be complete in early June 2021. Once completed, crews will begin construction in the Northern lane of Hickory Street (Bernard to Carroll).

    The Hickory Street project remains on schedule for construction activities to be complete by Q3 2021.

    Message boards to alert drivers of the upcoming road work are in place. Motorists are reminded delays and backups are possible so please use caution when traveling in the area.

  • Construction Update

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    The current phase of construction activities on W. Hickory Street (Welch to Bernard) is expected to be complete by the end of March. Crews will then progress to the next segment (Bernard to Carroll). Weather permitting and without any delays due to utility relocations, the project remains on schedule for construction activities to be complete by Q3 2021.

  • Traffic Pattern Switch from N. Welch Street to Bernard Street

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    Beginning Monday, Dec. 28, on W. Hickory Street from N. Welch Street to Bernard Street, traffic will be switched to the newly paved southbound lane to allow crews to safely continue roadway, sidewalk, and street lighting improvements in the northern lane. To maintain one lane of traffic in the construction area, street parking in the construction area will be temporarily unavailable during this time. Message boards and traffic control signage is now in place to notify community members and motorists of the upcoming construction activities and parking restrictions. This phase of construction is tentatively scheduled to be complete by March 2021.

  • Street Paving Begins November 20, 2020

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    Weather permitting, tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 20 from 8AM until 5PM, crews will be completing the paving for the South lane of Hickory Street from Welch Street to Bernard Street as part of the Hickory Street Capital Improvement Project.

    During this time, motorists and residents should expect limited access to parking lots and driveways in select areas of the work zone. Once crews complete the pavement installation, ramps will be placed in the work zone for motorists to safely travel in the area.

  • Hickory Street Project Video Update

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    Construction is continuing to progress on Hickory Street. Crews are completing the improvements while maintaining one open lane of traffic and one sidewalk path accessible during construction. To learn more about the current status of the project, view the video below.


  • Utility Work in Progress from Welch Street to Bernard Street

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    Weather permitting, message boards and traffic control signage is scheduled to be in place no later than Monday, Aug. 31 to notify community members and motorists of the upcoming construction. Utility work is actively being completed in the area by Atmos Energy, and includes a temporary lane closure from Welch Street to Bernard Street. Following the completion of the utility work, the City’s contractor, 2L Construction LLC., is scheduled to begin street construction on W. Hickory Street (N. Welch Street to Bernard Street) mid September.

  • Final Phase Construction Scheduled to Begin August 31, 2020

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    The final phase of the Hickory Street project includes street reconstruction, improved pedestrian access and sidewalk reconstruction along both sides of the street with pedestrian lighting along the north side, and maintaining a bike lane with a buffer along the south side of W. Hickory Street between Welch Street and Carroll Boulevard.


    Weather permitting, construction is scheduled to begin on W. Hickory Street (N. Welch to Carroll Boulevard) August 31 and continue through June 2021. During construction, lanes of W. Hickory Street will be temporarily closed to traffic in phases. Access will be maintained for local residents and property owners throughout the temporary lane closures. Detailed lane closure information will be shared to impacted residents and property owners in advance.

  • Phase 3 (Avenue C to Avenue B) Construction Completed

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    With two phases of the Hickory Street project (Avenue B to Fry Street and Fry Street to Welch Street) completed. The final phase (Welch Street to Carroll Boulevard) is scheduled to begin construction in June 2020. This final phase includes street reconstruction, improved pedestrian access and sidewalk reconstruction along both sides of the street with pedestrian lighting along the north side, and maintaining a bike lane with a buffer along the south side of W. Hickory Street between Welch Street and Carroll Boulevard. This phase is scheduled to be complete by June 2021.