Construction

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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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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Celebrating Construction Workers

In September during national Construction Safety Week 2020, crews everywhere across the U.S., including at the Capitol Complex, recognized and shared construction safety best practices. At 1801 Congress Avenue, Construction Manager Flintco took time to celebrate the dedication of the hundreds of crewmembers on-site with a “topping out” event following the completion of the parking garage as the project transitioned to the construction of the office floors for the 14-story George H.W. Bush Building. Bonus tracks: Click here to [...]

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Construction Progress Report November 10, 2020

Package 1 – The Excavation The excavation for the underground parking has been completed. (General Contractor: JE Dunn Construction) Package 2 – Utility Relocation Over 20 utilities systems were rerouted, improved or required new installations to support the transformation of the Capitol Complex. An important campus improvement has been a new electrical vault and switching system in the Stephen F. Austin Building. This upgrade includes the full renovation of the Austin Energy Electrical Vault and an upgraded power supply equipment to support the [...]

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Construction Traffic Updates November 10, 2020

SAFETY ALERT: Slow down on MLK Blvd. between Lavaca and Trinity Lane Closures on MLK Blvd. in front of the Museums: 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 [...]

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Closures on MLK Blvd. between Colorado and San Jacinto Streets

Watch out on MLK Blvd. in front of the Bullock and Blanton Museums. The eastbound lane of MLK Blvd. from Colorado to Brazos Street (at Congress Avenue in front of the Bullock and Blanton Museums) is closed for the duration of the Capitol Complex construction project. The bike lane is also closed. Watch out for heavy equipment and construction vehicles entering and exiting the site at this location. Do not cross MLK Blvd. at Congress. Use the crosswalks at Colorado or [...]

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Lane Closures on San Jacinto and 18th Street

There are lane closures and uneven pavement from MLK Blvd. to 15th Street on San Jacinto. Use extra caution when traveling south on San Jacinto from MLK Blvd. to 15th Street. The intersection of San Jacinto and 18th Street has lane detours and only two lanes open. Lane Closures on San Jacinto between 14th and 15th Street. Be careful when traveling on San Jacinto south of 15th Street. The left lane of San Jacinto adjacent to Garage A, between 15th [...]

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Weekend Paving Work in October

Sections of Colorado, Brazos, 17th and 18th Streets will be repaved this month. Paving work will start on October 10 on the eastern lane of Brazos from MLK Blvd. to 17th Street. Crews will also be working on Colorado Street from 17th to 18th Streets this weekend. The construction crews will return to these areas on the weekend of October 17 and 18 to paint the stripes. Please avoid these streets on these weekends

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Special Traffic Update – October 1, 2020

October and Fall have arrived and so has football game day traffic. This issue of the newsletter is all about the traffic and what to expect if you are returning to work in the Capitol Complex or surrounding areas or planning on attending a UT sports event. Before you get in your car, take a moment to check out our construction site webcam to see the progress of the new Texas Capitol Mall and State office building. Visit: www.TexasCapitolComplex.org and scroll to [...]

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