Jessamine Street (between
Fifth Street and S. Rice Avenue) will be closed from July 31st to August 21st to allow for underground utility work.
This work is part of the
construction of the new Police / Court building and will impact vehicular
traffic travelling east and westbound near the Bellaire Library. Parking
will be limited in the immediate area during this closure, but library visitors
may park in the parking lot between the Library and the Fire Station. Safe
dedicated pedestrian paths will be maintained throughout the closure, and the
Library will continue to operate at regularly scheduled hours.
During this three week construction period, the book drop
will remain open. Library users can request extensions of their
library material due during this construction period by calling the library at
We encourage you to plan
your routes accordingly and allow yourself additional travel time.
Thank you for your