Construction

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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Construction Update June 21, 2019

Closed Crosswalks: Closed – MLK east bound crosswalk over Congress Avenue (in front of Bullock Museum) Closed – The eastern crosswalk over MLK at Congress (now the Construction Zone exit) Closed – East bound sidewalk along MLK from Congress to San Jacinto Closed – West side sidewalk along Brazos from MLK to 18th Street Closed – West side crosswalk over MLK at Brazos Closed – West side crosswalk over MLK at San Jacinto To cross MLK – Use the eastern crosswalk at Brazos and MLK or [...]

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE MAY 24, 2019

The TRUSS (Temporary / Relocated / Utility /Structural / Support) has been installed across Congress Avenue to serve as a conduit for the chiller water lines, water lines and utilities lines that serve the LBJ, SFA and Travis buildings. This TRUSS and its piping were designed specifically for this project by Cobb-Fendley and its team (Brierley Associates, MWM DesignGroup, and Burns & McDonnell). It was manufactured in Dripping Springs and is 152 feet long and weighs 166,000 pounds. Because [...]

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Construction Update May 13, 2019

TRUSS: Temporary / Relocated / Utility /Structural / Support Later this week, a TRUSS will be installed across Congress Avenue to serve as a conduit for the chiller water lines, water lines and utilities lines that serve the LBJ, SFA and Travis buildings. Business continuity is a major concern for the construction management team. To prevent any lost in power or services to our state office buildings, a custom TRUSS was designed and manufactured to support all the important service [...]

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Construction Update May 1, 2019

Closed Crosswalks: MLK east bound crosswalk over Congress Avenue (in front of Bullock Museum) and eastern crosswalk over MLK at Congress (this is the Construction Zone exit.). MLK east bound at Brazos and at San Jacinto and both crosswalks over MLK at Brazos are closed. Use the eastern crosswalk at San Jacinto to cross over MLK. See the Safe Sidewalk Routes Map on wayfinding signboards at most intersections for best options. Lane closures for utility work will continue through May. East bound lane of [...]

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Crosswalks are still cool.

Providing safe travel for State employees and visitors on sidewalks and campus streets is our primary focus for the Capitol Complex improvements. As you plan your daily commute or visit, please remember the following: Important Safety Reminders Plan extra travel time. Please be patient and cautious. Drivers: Please use slower speeds around the Capitol Complex and especially near construction entrances and exits. DO NOT ENTER THE CONSTRUCTION ZONE. Please respect the flagmen as they direct construction traffic in and out of the work [...]

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Construction Update April 16, 2019

Reminder! ‘Look Ahead Project Maps’ Available: Detailed construction updates are now available on a weekly map. The TFC construction management team is now publishing weekly project maps with easy to follow updates on what to expect going forward. Follow the work in progress each week. Updated Maps will be posted every Tuesday morning. See the map and details here: https://www.tfc-ccp.org/project-overview/site-plan-schedule/ Utility Work: Expect detours and lane closures for the next few months, as the underground utility work proceeds. Colorado Street – [...]

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