Council Report: Street closures approved for Colonial tournament

The Charles Schwab Challenge is making its debut at the Colonial Country Club this year as the company has taken over title sponsorship to one of the PGA Tour’s most respected and longest-running events.

And with it comes a lot of traffic, which means the annual closing of numerous streets around the club. At its meeting Tuesday night, the Fort Worth City Council approved the closing of these streets during the time of the tournament and corresponding events, May 20-26:

*3600-3700 blocks of Country Club Circle.

*3700-3900 blocks of Mockingbird Lane to include Mockingbird Court.

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*3600-3700 blocks of Cantey Street (from Highview Terrace to the west end of the street).

*2000 block of Rogers Avenue (from Riverfront Drive to Colonial Parkway).

*2100-2700 blocks of Colonial Parkway.

*2600-2801 blocks of Simondale Drive.

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*3300-3600 blocks of Park Hill Drive (from Colonial Parkway to Stadium Drive).

*2400 block of Boyd Drive (from Park Hill to Stadium Drive).

*2300-2400 blocks of Stadium Drive (cul-de-sac).

*2500-2600 blocks of Highview Terrace (from Park Hill Drive to Cantey Street).

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*3500-3600 blocks of Manchester Street (from Highview Terrace to Walsh Court).

*2500 block of Walsh Court (from Manchester Street to the cul-de-sac).

*3900 block of Lynncrest Court (from Hartwood Drive to the cul-de-sac).

*2600 Block of Hartwood Drive (from Mockingbird Lane to Lynncrest Drive).

*3900 Block of Kingston Court (from Hartwood Drive to the cul-de-sac).

*3900 Block of Ann Arbor Court (from Hartwood Drive to the cul-de-sac).

Colonial Country Club requested the street closures and operational modifications around the venue during the golf tournament. The closures will reduce the amount of traffic in the adjacent neighborhoods, along with improving access for emergency vehicles and ensure the safety of the participants and spectators.

Residents will still be allowed access to their homes at all times.

The affected neighborhood associations support the street closures. A traffic control plan and detour route has been approved.