Yearly Archives - 2021

UT Longhorn Football 

Only two more tailgating opportunities on State of Texas property this season.  The Capitol Complex construction will be shut down on Fridays at 5 p.m. and resume on Sundays, to allow for the best visitor and tailgating experience possible. 2021 Texas Home Football Schedule Nov. 13 – KANSAS (TBA) Nov. 27 – KANSAS STATE (TBA) The Texas Facilities Commission is proud to bring UT Football Tailgating to State property near the university campus.  For details on tailgating policies, tailgating lots, parking and maps, [...]

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Welcome back to UT Longhorn Football Tailgating

The Texas Facilities Commission is proud to bring UT Football Tailgating to State property near the university campus. For details on tailgating policies, tailgating lots, parking, and maps, please visit our webpage (Click Here). Game Day Reminders State Employee Game Day Parking State employees are permitted one FREE parking space in either State garage A, E, F, G, or J on a first-come, first-served basis. Any State parking locations not listed above will be closed and barricaded and not available for public parking. The [...]

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Construction Traffic Updates, September 23, 2021

SAFETY ALERT Drive defensively and slow down on MLK Blvd. MLK Blvd. and Congress Lane Closures: An east bound lane of MLK Blvd. from Colorado to Brazos Street (in front of the Bullock and Blanton Museums) will be closed for the duration of the Capitol Complex construction project. This lane will be used as a construction loading zone for the underground parking garages. Watch out for heavy equipment and construction vehicles entering and exiting the site at Congress Avenue. THE SIDEWALK [...]

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Pedestrian Update, September 23, 2021

Walking Routes New App! – Check out our new interactive map to find the fastest route to your destination. Select your starting location and your destination, and the app will show you the best walking route. The six-foot, red A-frame signs have a map and a QR code for easier access to the campus map. Use your smartphone to scan the QR code and open the new interactive map. You can also visit the Visit the Travel page of www.TexasCapitolComplex.org to download [...]

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Construction Progress Report September 23, 2021

The construction of the new Capitol Complex continues on time and within budget. To follow the progress and learn more about the enormity of the project, visit our virtual construction tour at Virtual Construction Tour | TFC-CCP. See the construction story and major milestones that will produce a world-class government complex.

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24/7 Construction Cameras

Three construction cameras are documenting this iconic project. Watch the progress on all these projects via the construction cameras: George H.W. Bush State Office Building Barbara Jordan State Office Building Texas Capitol Mall

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Blanton Museum – Yes, the art museum is open

Don’t let the construction in front of the museum dissuade you for visiting the summer exhibits. The museum grounds are being reimagined, refreshed, and recreated with a dramatic mural on the outside walls and 15 elegant petal-shaped shade structures on the plaza. Learn more About the Project – Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art Photo Credit: The University of Texas  

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Construction Progress Report Summer 2021

This has been a busy and challenging year for our construction teams. Despite the inconveniences of the pandemic and a historic winter storm, the Capitol Complex project has worked continuously to keep the project on track for completion in the Summer of 2022.  We are proud to report the project has achieved several important milestones and remains on budget and on schedule. As you may recall, this very large construction project was divided into six concurrent projects or packages. All [...]

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Watch the Project Progress on Our Construction Cameras

Three construction cameras documenting this iconic project. Watch the progress on all these projects via the construction cameras on our project website. www.TexasCapitolComplex.org For a more in-depth understanding of the enormity of the project, visit our virtual construction tour at Virtual Construction Tour | TFC-CCP. Here you will see the story of each package and how the sum of these projects will produce a world-class government complex.

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Construction Traffic Updates August 6, 2021

TRAFFIC ALERT Crane Removal: August 8 – August 10 Expect delays on 18th Street and Colorado between the Bullock Parking Garage and the Stephen F. Austin State Office Building. Motorists should follow the directions of flaggers when driving in this area. SAFETY ALERT Drive defensively and slow down on MLK between Lavaca and IH 35 MLK Blvd. and Red River Lane Closures: Expect lane closures on MLK Blvd. between San Jacinto and Red River. There is construction work on the realignment of Red River Street [...]

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