Looking for a unique holiday gift. Check out the Bullock Museum Store for seasonal gifts and year-round Texas themed gifts. The Blanton Museum of Art also has a museum shop with gifts for all ages, and weekend hours to accommodate your busy schedules. This time of year, there are many ways to give and give back. Participating in affiliate and rewards programs can benefit all sorts of your favorite causes and non-profits. For example, the Waterloo Greenway park has a webpage dedicated to [...]
Movability has partnered with Texas State University’s Translational Health Research Initiative to run a pilot study to gather information about how downtown employees get to and from work. The study’s goal is to understand the multi-modal commuting behaviors of those who live and work in the greater Austin area. This study will gather data about the number of downtown commuters and the transportation modes they use. Study results will be shared with entities like CAMPO, the City of Austin, [...]
UT Men’s Basketball Tailgating is now available for all Saturday home games. Reserve your tailgate space at one of the State of Texas parking lots located near the Frank Erwin Center. Learn more here.
Rest in Peace: Texas Capitol Halloween Tour: October 1-31. Click here for more Texas Capitol tour information.
The cranes are onsite at 1801 Congress and the site is ready to receive concrete for the foundation. This week we are celebrating another construction milestone – the pouring of the foundation of the underground parking garage at 1801 Congress. The concrete pours will happen in stages. The first pour will be early Tuesday morning from 1:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Concrete trucks will enter the construction site from Brazos and 18th Street. The trucks will unload within the construction [...]
Bullock Museum: Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration envisions the missions and humanity’s next steps into our solar system and beyond. The history and science of space exploration will be on view in this immersive exhibition that features more than 20 original artifacts, including life-size models and dioramas, videos, and interactive allowing you to smell outer space, simulate a liquid mirror telescope, deflect asteroids in a digital kiosk, learn about terraforming, and even fly over Mars! Discover futuristic habitats, see NASA’s [...]
This weekend is the UT season opener, with Louisiana Tech visiting Memorial Stadium on Saturday. The good news is that all Capitol Complex construction will be shut down on Friday at 5 p.m. (work will resume Monday morning) to allow for the best visitor and tailgating experience possible. Tailgating on State of Texas Property: The Texas Facilities Commission is proud to bring UT Football Tailgating to State property near the university campus. Each year we host thousands of football fans throughout [...]
LUNA Awards 2019 – For Women in Construction TFC is proud to participate in THE LUNA AWARDS Austin. These awards celebrate the achievements of women in construction, women-owned businesses and business advocates who demonstrate a vision that encourages, promotes, and develops women at all levels in the construction, architecture and engineering industries. The Texas Facilities Commission is pleased to announce that three professional women from our team have been nominated for a LUNA Award. LUNA AWARDS Nominations: Lifetime Achievement Award: Yolanda Strey, HUB [...]
The new traffic signal at Colorado and MLK is now active. This week look for more changes along MLK. The traffic signal at Colorado and MLK is now active. Meanwhile, the signal light at Congress has been modified to serve as a pedestrian crossing light only. The bus lane in front of the Bob Bullock Museum will be close permanently on Monday, August 5, 2019. The construction zone fencing and barriers on Congress Avenue will be moved to the curb of [...]
JOIN US: August 6, 2019 – 3rd Annual Business Expo at the Bullock Museum The Texas Facilities Commission (TFC) and Texas State University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) invite construction contractors and vendors to join us at our free business expo. This event is educational and networking platform to review the latest developments of the Texas Capitol Complex project. We will also discuss how to tap into the $1.7 billion (combination of the 84th & 86th legislative appropriations) construction budget. [...]