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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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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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Red River Street Realignment

As the construction of the new UT arena is underway, so is the realignment of Red River Street. The street will be realigned to create a straight path from 26th Street to East Cesar Chavez, which will ease connectivity and traffic flow through the University and Innovation District just west of IH35 from 19th Street to 12th Street. The estimated completion of this project is set for February 2022.

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UT Longhorn Football kicks off September 4th

Labor Day weekend begins with the UT season opener against Louisiana. The good news is that tailgating on State of Texas property will resume this season pending pandemic health restrictions. The Capitol Complex construction will be shut down on Fridays at 5 p.m. and resume after the weekend, to allow for the best visitor and tailgating experience possible. 2021 Texas Home Football Schedule Sept. 4 – LOUISIANA (3:30 p CST) Sept. 18 – RICE (7 p CST) Sept. 25 – TEXAS TECH (TBA) Oct. [...]

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Tailgating is Back!

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).

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Holiday Power Shut Down

Stephen F. Austin Building Electrical Utility Upgrades On Wednesday, November 25 at noon, the electrical power to the Stephen F. Austin Building will be shut down. Austin Electric crews and Texas Facility Commission contractors and staff will be switching over from the old power supply systems to a totally new electrical vault with state-of-the-art technology. This new electrical system has been designed to support the new Central Utility Plant (Phase I) and the future power demands of Phases II and [...]

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