Placido Benavides Drive provides alternate route near Victoria Mall

Map showing Placido Benavides Dr

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VICTORIA, Texas- An alternate route near the Victoria Mall is open on Placido Benavides Drive between Navarro Street north of the mall and the intersection of Salem Road and Loop 463.

The City of Victoria said in a press release that Placido Benavides Drive was completed in early July. The new road connects with the intersection of Glascow and Navarro Streets and goes Southeast of Larkspur Street and Ethel Lee Tracy Park before intersecting with Salem Road near the loop.

Fencing, and protection against erosion are expected to be installed around the Placido Benavides Drive by the end of next week, the city says.

The release explains that the road’s completion opens up hundreds of acres for development and that the newly available land will be used as the site of the forthcoming Placido Benavides Design District.

For more information about road projects in Victoria, contact Public Works at 361-485-3340. To learn more about the Placido Benavides Design District visit www.victoriatx.gov, click on Development Services under the Government tab, click on Planning Services, and click on Placido Benavides Design District.

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