Construction

Traffic Alert December 20, 2019

Street Repaving projects The utility work on MLK Blvd. and Colorado Street will soon be complete, and portions of these streets will be repaved. To help reduce the impact to traffic, only one lane at a time will be closed and flaggers with be standing by to help with traffic flow. Colorado Street Repair (from MLK to 18th Street) Colorado Street Curb & Ramp Repair: 1/2/20 – 1/3/20 Colorado Street Asphalt Repair: 1/6/20 – 1/7/20 One lane will be repaired each day Work will take place [...]

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Congress and MLK construction exit will be closing

The closing of the construction exit at Congress is another milestone for The Texas Facilities Commission (TFC). The exit will be closed as the construction of the parking garage under Congress begins. It also marks the final phase of the excavation portion of the Texas Capitol Complex. The excavation work for the buildings at 1801 Congress and 1601 Congress and for the new Central Utility Plant at Colorado and 17th have been completed. The closing of the construction area will [...]

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Traffic Alert October 24, 2019

One-way traffic pattern restored on San Jacinto San Jacinto is once again a one-way southbound street. Pedestrians, please use the crosswalks–and look both ways before crossing. SPECIAL EVENT STREET CLOSURE On Saturday and Sunday, October 26-27, Scholz Garten will be having an event and closing 17th Street between San Jacinto Blvd. and Trinity Street. The 17th Street closure is will begin at noon on Friday, October 25 and reopen at 10:00 pm on Sunday, October 27. Traffic and Parking: The 300 block of [...]

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Street Closures for Utility Work

Closed: San Jacinto between MLK Blvd. and 18th Street (including the intersection of San Jacinto and 18th Street) will be completely closed from Monday, September 23 to Sunday, December 1, 2019 for utility construction. Closed: 18th Street from San Jacinto to Trinity Street will be closed from Monday, September 23 through Sunday, December 1, 2019. Commuter Note: Brazos Street from MLK Blvd. to 17th Street will remain open for two-way traffic. Access to the W.B. Travis building, the ERS visitor parking [...]

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Urgent Traffic Alert September 19, 2019

San Jacinto Blvd. between MLK and 18th Street (including the intersection of San Jacinto and 18th Street) will be totally closed from Monday, September 23rd to Sunday, December 1, 2019 for utility construction. 18th Street from San Jacinto to Trinity Street will be closed from Monday, September 23rd through Sunday, December 1, 2019. Brazos Street from MLK Blvd to 17th Street will remain open for two-way traffic.  Access to the W.B. Travis building, the ERS visitor parking lot and the west entrance to Garage R will remain open [...]

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Traffic Update September 11, 2019

San Jacinto Blvd. will be closed to one lane from September 16- 27. Parking Lot 12 permanently closed on Monday, September 9 and is now being used as a construction staging area. (This lot will be available for tailgating on UT Home Game days.) Brazos Street from MLK Blvd to 18th Street will be closed throughout the week of September 9 for the installation of cranes on the 1801 Congress construction site. Watch out for flaggers and please respect the traffic signs.

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Construction Update August 29, 2019 – Important Street Closure Alert On San Jacinto Blvd

Lane Closure: Only the center lane of San Jacinto Blvd. will be open between MLK Blvd. and 18th street from September 7-21, 2019. Street Closure: San Jacinto Blvd. will be CLOSED from MLK Blvd to 18th street from September 21 – November 25, 2019 Lane closures for utility work will continue through October Closed: One eastbound lane of MLK Blvd.at Colorado will be CLOSED from September 6-20, 2019 . The bike lane is also closed. “Share the Road” and watch out for [...]

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Construction Update August 2, 2019

Safe Crosswalks To cross MLK Blvd. at: Colorado – Use the western crosswalk and the north sidewalk to reach the Congress Ave. crosswalk in front of the Blanton Cafe. Congress (at the Bullock Museum) – Use the western crosswalk closest to the Blanton Cafe. NOTE: This intersection is now a pedestrian only crossing. Brazos (at the ERS Building) – Use the north sidewalk alont MLK Blvd. to San Jacinto, cross MLK Blvd. using the eastern crosswalk closest to the creek (just before Trinity St.). San [...]

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Construction Update July 17, 2019

Safe Crosswalks To cross MLK Blvd. at: Colorado – use the north sidewalk to reach the Congress Ave. crosswalk in front to the Blanton Cafe. Congress (at the Bullock Museum) – Use the western crosswalk closest to the Blanton Cafe. Brazos (at the ERS Building) – Use the north side walk to San Jacinto, cross MLK Blvd. using the eastern crosswalk closest to the creek. San Jacinto (to go to the Capitol) – Use the eastern crosswalk closest to the creek. Closed Crosswalks Closed – MLK [...]

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Construction Update July 5, 2019

Safe Crosswalks   To cross MLK Blvd. at:  Colorado – use the north sidewalk to reach the Congress Ave. crosswalk in front to the Blanton Cafe Congress (at the Bullock Museum) – Use the western crosswalk closest to the Blanton Cafe Brazos (at the ERS Building) – Use the eastern crosswalk in front of the Brazos Garage San Jacinto (to go to the Capitol) – Use the eastern crosswalk closest to the creek Closed Crosswalks   Closed – MLK Blvd. east bound crosswalk over Congress Avenue (in front [...]

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