March 29, 2012
Midland International Airport Arrival Time
The City of Midland, Department of Airports, wants to remind all passengers departing Midland International Airport to arrive early for their flights. Due to an increase in early morning travel, there have been times when passengers have missed flights due to late arrivals at the Airport.
There are currently three departures between 6:40 a.m. and 7:10 a.m. and passengers for these flights need to arrive at the Airport no later than 5:30 a.m. to ensure that they make it to the gate in time for departure.
Water Variance Application
The City of Midland has a variance form available online or in Code Enforcement Offices at City Hall, 300 N. Loraine, for residents to use if they have a circumstance that they need to water outside of the required water restrictions.
For clarification, this variance application is not for the water rates it specifically applies to the restriction schedule only.
Engineering Project Road Closures and Traffic Alerts
The City of Midland Engineering Services Department has the following projects under construction. Road closures and traffic alerts for each project are listed below:
Boyd Avenue - Drainage Improvement
The Transportation Division will continue a drainage improvement project at the intersection of Boyd Avenue and Mogford Street. The 2400 block of Boyd Avenue will remain closed to thru traffic until Monday, April 2nd to allow the new concrete surface adequate curing time. Detours will remain in place until Monday morning.
Lamesa Road – Water Main Replacement
* Lamesa and Hamby intersection is open for south and east traffic.
* Lamesa and Golf Course intersection anticipated to be open the week of April 2 – April 6.
* Lamesa and Cedar intersection will remain closed.
* Lamesa and Cottonwood intersection will be closed once Lamesa and Golf Course intersection is open to traffic.
Detour signs routing traffic around the construction site are in place.
Transportation Division Striping Roadways
The City of Midland Transportation Division has entered into striping season. All of the arterial streets are striped twice a year. Collectors are striped at least once a year.
Motorists should see the division out striping on most good weather days and the street striping should be done in about a month.
For safety, motorists are encouraged to stay at least two car lengths behind the shadow vehicle. The shadow vehicle is the vehicle that follows directly behind the paint truck.
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