Public Works News

News & Announcements

Road closures, boil water notices, and other important Public Works Announcements are listed here.

ADVISORY - 12/2/2021 BOIL WATER NOTICE

12/2/21 - The City of Palestine is issuing a boil water notice for the 100 to 500 blocks of Avenue A, E. Main Street from Sycamore to Avenue A and Nor... Read More

ADVISORY - AVENUE A AT SYCAMORE ROAD CLOSURE

Please be advised that on Thursday, December 2, 2021 until 7:00 p.m. or water leak has been repaired, Avenue A at Sycamore Street will be blocked off ... Read More

ADVISORY E. NECHES STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 2 p.m. E. Neches Street between Bowie Street and Travis Street will be closed to all through ... Read More

ADVISORY 12/1/2021 FERGUSON STREET RESURFACING

Please be advised that on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 through Friday, December 3, 2021 (or until road resurfacing has been completed) residents will e... Read More

ADVISORY 11/30/2021 - INTERSECTION OF GAMBREL & MARION STREETS

Please be advised that on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 until Noon, the intersection at Marion Street and Gambrel Streets will be closed to all through t... Read More

ADVISORY 11/23/2021 - CITY OF PALESTINE COMPOST FACILITY

City of Palestine Compost Facility, located at 1630 N. Spring Street, will be closed in observation of Thanksgiving Day Holiday on Saturday, November ... Read More

ADVISORY - WEST OAK STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, the South bound lane at the 2800 block of West Oak Street (Highway 79) will be closed until 5:00... Read More

ADVISORY (11/12/2021) PALESTINE PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM BURN-OUT

CITY OF PALESTINE WATER TREATMENT PLANT - WATER BURN OUT Please be advised that City of Palestine public water system, (PWS) ID 0010001, will temporar... Read More

ADVISORY (11/01/2021) ROAD CLOSURE

Please be advised that on Monday, November 1, 2021, East Brazos Street between S. Royall Street and Micheaux St. will be closed to all through traffic... Read More

ADVISORY (10/28/2021) NORTH JACKSON STREET OPEN

Please be advised that repairs have been completed on North Jackson Street between Harrison Street and Brooklyn Avenue and the street is now open to a... Read More

ADVISORY (10/20/2021) CROCKETT ROAD CLOSURE

Please be advised that on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. , one lane of Crockett Road between Gay Street and Sandy Lane will be closed indef... Read More

ADVISORY (10/13/2021) - BRIEF WATER OUTAGE

Please be advised that on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 there will be a brief water outage for the Fort Houston Subdivision in order for repairs to be m... Read More

ADVISORY (10/7/2021) FORT HOUSTON BOIL WATER NOTICE RESCINDED

Please be advised that the boil water notice for Fort Houston Subdivision has been rescinded.  If you have questions or concerns, please contact Publi... Read More

ADVISORY 10/05/2021 - WATER OUTAGE

Please be advised that water has been turned off for waterline repairs in all Fort Houston subdivision – between Harcrow Road and Variah Street.  Wate... Read More

ADVISORY (10/5/2021) STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that the intersection of Bristol Road and Court Drive will be closed to all traffic from 9:30 am until 3:30 pm today for road repair... Read More

ADVISORY 10/9/2021 CITYWIDE FALL CLEANUP

Please be advised that Citywide Fall Cleanup day is set for October 9, 2021 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Organic waste (e.g., brush, ... Read More

ADVISORY (9/22/2021) - SOUTH HOOD STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. until Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 9:00 a.m., S. Hood Street from Park St. to ... Read More

ADVISORY (9/21/2021) BWN Rescinded

Please be advised that Boil Water Notice for Offices located on Medical Drive, Palestine, Texas and Southwest Hills Subdivision to include all of Rang... Read More

ADVISORY (9/16/2021) - BOIL WATER NOTICE

PALESTINE, Texas (September 16, 2021) – The City of Palestine is issuing a boil water notice for all businesses located on Medical Drive, and Southwes... Read More

ADVISORY (9/15/2021) CEDAR STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Cedar Street from E. Palestine Avenue to Carolina Street will be closed to all through traffic... Read More

ADVISORY (9/9/2021) - RANGE ROAD WATERLINE MAIN BREAK

Please be advised that Range Road has a water main leak on Thursday, September 9, 2021.  There will be low to no water pressure until the repair has b... Read More

ADVISORY (9/08/2021) NORTH MAIN STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, W. Main Street from N. Queen to N. John Street will be closed to all through traffic until 1:0... Read More

PALESTINE COMPOST FACILITY HOURS FOR LABOR DAY HOLIDAY

Please be advised that the Palestine Compost Facility will be closed on Saturday, September 4, 2021 in observance of Labor Day Holiday.  The Compost F... Read More

ADVISORY (8/5/2021) - N. SYCAMORE STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that on Thursday, August 5, 2021 and Friday, August 6, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. N. Sycamore Street between Kolstad Street an... Read More

ADVISORY (8/4/2021) INWOOD DRIVE CLOSURE

Please be advised that on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, Inwood Drive between Hillcrest Drive and Beverly Drive will be closed to all through traffic unti... Read More

ADVISORY (7/29/2021) CAMDEN STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that on Thursday, July 29, 2021 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Camden Street will be closed to all through traffic for road asphalting... Read More

ADVISORY (7/26/2021) STREET CLOSURE AT YORKSHIRE BOULEVARD

Please be advised that Monday, July 26, 2021 through Thursday, July 29, 2021, Yorkshire Boulevard will only be open to local resident traffic.  All th... Read More

ADVISORY (7/22/2021) - STREET CLOSURE AT N. JACKSON

Please be advised that Thursday, July 22, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. until Noon N. Jackson Street between Harrison Street and Alta Vista Street will be close... Read More

ADVISORY (7/13/2021) W. CAMDEN AND JOHN STREET CLOSURES

Please be advised that on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 West Camden Street between N. Queen Street to John Street will be closed to all through traffic until... Read More

ADVISORY (7/6/2021) WEST POINT TAP STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 West Point Tap will be closed between Parkcrest Drive and Mr. D’s until noon for street repairs.  Cont... Read More

UPDATE ** ADVISORY (7/2/2021) - BEN MILAM INTERMITTENT STREET CLOSURE AND WATER OUTAGES

Please be advised that Tuesday, July 6, 2021 and Wednesday, July 7, 2021 Ben Milam Road will be closed intermittently with intermittent water outages ... Read More

ADVISORY (6/29/2021) UPDATE ON YORKSHIRE BOULEVARD CLOSURE

Please be advised that as of Thursday, July 1, 2021, Yorkshire Boulevard is re-opened to all through traffic.  Contact Public Works Department at 903-... Read More

ADVISORY (6/25/2021) - COMPOST FACILITY HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Please be advised that Saturday, July 3, 2021 the Palestine Compost Facility, located at 1630 N Spring Street, Palestine, TX  75801, will be closed in... Read More

ADVISORY (6/25/2021) - YORKSHIRE BOULEVARD CLOSURE

Please be advised that beginning Monday, June 28, 2021 through Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Yorkshire Blvd from Selkirk Avenue to Kent Avenue will be clos... Read More

ADVISORY (6/11/2021) WATERLINE FLUSHING

Please be advised that on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 11, 12 and 13, 2021, Public Works will be utilizing the fire hydrant on Ben Milam Road to ... Read More

ADVISORY (5/27/2021) COMPOST FACILITY HOURS ON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Please be advised that on Saturday, May 29, 2021, the Compost Facility, which is located at 1630 N. Spring Street, Palestine, Texas, will be closed in... Read More

ADVISORY (5/27/21) N. JACKSON AND W. MAFFITT STREET CLOSURES

Please be advised that on Thursday, May 27, 2021 N. Jackson between Loop 256 to Tip Street and W. Maffitt between N. Conrad to N. Jackson will be clos... Read More

ADVISORY (5/26/2021) W. PALESTINE AVENUE RIGHT LANE CLOSURE

Please be advised that on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 the right lane only of W. Palestine Avenue between N. Jackson and Tennessee Ave. will be closed to t... Read More

ADVISORY (5/24/2021) HIGHWAY 79 STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that Highway 79 will be closed at North Jackson Street on May 24, 2021 from 3:30 p.m. until midnight for waterline repairs.  A detou... Read More

ADVISORY (5/18/2021) WEST MAIN STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that W. Main Street between N. John Street and N. Queen Street will be closed to all through traffic Tuesday, May 18, 2021, from 9:0... Read More

ADVISORY (5/13/2021) BOIL WATER NOTICE RESCINDED

Boil Water Notice Rescinded for Willowcreek Parkway and Vista Ridge. On 05/10/2021, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) required our ... Read More

ADVISORY (5/10/2021) BOIL WATER NOTICE

Boil water notice for Willowcreek Parkway and Vista Ridge. PALESTINE, Texas (May 10, 2021) – The City of Palestine is issuing a boil water notice for ... Read More

ADVISORY (5/7/2021) - UPDATE ON CEDAR STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that Cedar Street between Palestine Avenue and E. Pine Street will now be closed to all through traffic until 4:00 p.m. for road rep... Read More

ADVISORY (5/7/2021) CEDAR STREET AND TRAIL HOLLOW LANE CLOSURES

Please be advised that on Friday, May 7, 2021,  Cedar Street between Palestine Avenue and E. Pine Street will be closed to all through traffic from 8... Read More

ADVISORY (5/6/2021) BASSETT ROAD TO RE-OPEN

Please be advised that Bassett Road between West Oak and West Point Tap Road will re-open to all through traffic April 6, 2021 at 10:45 a.m.   Contact... Read More

ADVISORY (5/4/2021) N. JACKSON STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 N. Jackson Street will be closed from Brooklyn Avenue to Alta Vista Street from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ... Read More

ADVISORY (4/23/2021) - GARDNER DRIVE AND DANIEL STREET INTERSECTION DETOUR

Please be advised that on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. through the weekend (April 24 and April 25, 2021), street damage at the intersection of... Read More

ADVISORY (4/20/2021) N. QUEEN STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that Tuesday, April 20, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. to Noon, North Queen Street between West Green Street and West Pine Street will be close... Read More

ADVISORY (4/12/2021) BEN MILAM STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that Monday, April 12, 2021 and Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Ben Milam Street will be closed to all through traffic in sections intermitt... Read More

OPERATION HOURS CHANGE FOR CITY OF PALESTINE COMPOST FACILITY

Please be advised that effective April 12, 2021 the Compost Facility will be closed Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.   Beginning Wednesda... Read More

ADVISORY (4/8/2021) BWN RESCINDED BAZE CHEMICAL AND RAILROAD PARK

Press Release Boil Water Notice Rescinded for Baze Chemical and Railroad Park. PALESTINE, Texas (4/08/2021) – The Boil Water Notice for Baze Chemical ... Read More

ADVISORY (4/8/2021) OLD ELKHART ROAD CLOSURE

Please be advised that Old Elkhart Road from Trail Hollow Lane to Fayway Drive will be closed on Thursday, April 8, 2021 to all through traffic 8:00 a... Read More

ADVISORY (4/8/2021) BEN MILAM ROAD CLOSURE

Please be advised that Ben Milam Road will be closed to all through traffic in sections intermittently to install water services on Thursday, April 8,... Read More

ADVISORY (4/6/2021) BOIL WATER NOTICE - BAZE CHEMICAL/RAILROAD PARK

Advisory Boil water notice for Baze Chemical and the Railroad Park PALESTINE, Texas (April 6, 2021) – The City of Palestine is issuing a boil water no... Read More

ADVISORY (4/6/2021) BRIDGES DRIVE CLOSURE

Please be advised that Bridges Drive from Crestline Drive to FM 323 will be closed to all through traffic for tree removal on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 f... Read More

ADVISORY (4/5/2021) - MOODY STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that Monday, April 5, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Moody Street between Loop 256 and Birch Street will be closed to all throu... Read More

ADVISORY (4/1/2021) - SUMMIT ROAD CLOSURE AND INTERMITTENT WATER OUTAGES

Please be advised that on Thursday, April 1, 2021 until 5:00 p.m. Summit Road between Inwood Drive and Beverly Drive will be closed to all through tra... Read More

ADVISORY (4/1/2021) CAMDEN STREET RANDOM CLOSURES AND INTERMITTENT WATER OUTAGES

Please be advised that there will be random street closures today, Thursday, April 1, 2021, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Camden Str... Read More

ADVISORY (3/31/2021) STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that S. Dorrance Street between W. Reagan Street and Van Fleet Street will be closed Wednesday, March 31, 2021 to all through traffi... Read More

(3/29/2021) COMPOST FACILITY HOLIDAY HOURS

City of Palestine Compost  Easter Holiday schedule: Tuesday 3/30/21               8:00 a.m. until Noon Wednesday 3/31/21          8:00 a.m. until Noon... Read More

ADVISORY (3/25/2021) - BOIL WATER NOTICE RESCINDED

Press Release   Boil Water Notice Rescinded for West Point Tap Road to Highway 79 on Bassett Road and on Highway 79 from Bassett Road to West Point Ta... Read More

ADVISORY (3/23/2021) BOIL WATER NOTICE ON HIGHWAY 79

Advisory Boil water notice for West Point Tap Road to Highway 79 on Bassett Road and on Highway 79 from Bassett Road to West Point Tap Road. PALESTINE... Read More

ADVISORY (3/23/2021) - STREET CLOSURE HIGHWAY 79 WITH INTERMITTENT WATER OUTAGES

Please be advised that as of 8:00 a.m. this morning there is a water leak on Highway 79 between Bassett Road and West Point Tap Road.  Highway 79 West... Read More

03/16/2021 - N. QUEEN STREET CLOSURE

Please be advised that N. Queen Street between Palestine Avenue and Coronaca Street will be closed on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. until roa... Read More

ADVISORY - SWANSON DRIVE AND HILLSIDE LANE STREET CLOSURES

Please be advised that Swanson Drive between Dogwood Street and Red Bud Street will be closed Monday, March, 15, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. ... Read More

CITYWIDE SPRING CLEANUP APRIL 2021

Please be advised that Citywide Spring Cleanup day is set for April 10, 2021 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Compost Facility loca... Read More

ADVISORY (3/9/2021) - BWN MOODY STREET RESCINDED

Press Release   Boil Water Notice Rescinded for 1100 Block, 1200 Block, and 1300 Block of Moody Street.   PALESTINE, Texas (3/09/2021) – The Boil Wate... Read More

ADVISORY (3/9/2021) - INTERSECTION CLOSURE AT SUMMIT ROAD AND INWOOD DRIVE

Please be advised that Tuesday, March 9, 2021 the intersection at Inwood Drive and Summit Road will be closed until all waterline tie-ins have been co... Read More

ADVISORY (3/9/2021) - INTERSECTION CLOSURE AT SYCAMORE STREET AND CAMDEN STREET

Please be advised that on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 the intersection at Sycamore Street and Camden Street will be closed for waterline tie-ins until work... Read More

ADVISORY (3/4/2021) - BOIL WATER NOTICE - MOODY STREET

Advisory Boil water notice for 1100 Block, 1200 Block, and 1300 Block of Moody Street. PALESTINE, Texas (March 4, 2021) – The City of Palestine is iss... Read More

ADVISORY (3/4/2021) - ROAD CLOSURE AND WATER OUTAGE

Please be advised that Thursday, March 4, 2021 between the hours of 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. Moody Street will be shut down, as well as the intersection of M... Read More

ADVISORY (3/2/2021) - ROAD CLOSURE

Please be advised that Bassett Road between Leram Drive and West Point Tap will be shut down until around 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 for wate... Read More