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Lane Closures as Downtown Christmas Tree Goes Up Tuesday

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

The City of Corpus Christi is getting into the spirit of the season and gearing up for the Harbor Lights celebration coming up this weekend.

Beginning at around 8 a.m. Tuesday, contractors will be hoisting up the 75-foot Christmas tree along the Corpus Christi bayfront. While crews are putting up the tree, northbound Shoreline Boulevard will be reduced to two lanes between Peoples and Schatzell.

The work is set to last until about 5 p.m.

The 32nd annual Harbor Lights Festival will be held Saturday, Dec. 7. That's when the colorful lights on the tree will officially be lit.

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