The Last Crane

Each new day on the Capitol Complex Project brings a flurry of activity carefully choreographed for maximum safety and efficiency. And while most of us think of construction as happening on the ground, there is also plenty of action taking place in the sky. At the height of the exterior construction phase, six massive tower cranes, strategically located throughout the site, stayed busy moving thousands of pounds of construction material from delivery points to where the work was happening. [...]

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Construction Progress Report, November 1, 2021

1801 Congress – George H.W. Bush State Office Building – (Package 4) Work on our flagship building is progressing quickly. The curtain wall (exterior skin) has been completed from the ground floor to the roof. Conditioned air from the new Central Utility Plant is now flowing from levels 2-10, and three elevators have been installed. Interior sheetrock work has started, and the Texas Lottery studio on the ground floor is taking shape. All other future tenant Agencies have received preliminary [...]

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Relocation Resources for State Agency Employees

The interiors of the new Capitol Complex buildings are progressing rapidly and the anticipation of the relocation into these beautiful new buildings is growing for hundreds of State Employees. The Texas Facilities Commission will be managing the relocation of over 20 State Agencies into this modern complex next summer. To facilitate the distribution of information about the relocation, we have created a new State Employee Relocation Resource webpage. State Employees relocating can also sign-up for a special relocation newsletter [...]

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Construction Cameras, November 1, 2021

Three construction cameras are 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’ll see the story of each package and how the sum of these projects will produce a world-class government complex.

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Construction Traffic Updates, November 1, 2021

SAFETY ALERT Monday, November 8 Lane Closure – One lane of westbound 15th Street will be closed between Guadalupe and Lavaca from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Drive defensively and slow down on MLK Blvd. between Lavaca and IH 35. REMINDERS MLK Blvd. and Congress Lane Closures: An eastbound 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 [...]

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Pedestrian Updates, November 1, 2021

Walking Routes Have you used our New App!– Check out our new interactive map to find the fastest route to your destination. Select your starting location and your destination, and the app will show you the best walking route. The six-foot, red A-frame signs have a map and a QR code for easier access to the campus map. Use your smartphone to scan the QR code and open the new interactive map. You can also visit the Travel page of www.TexasCapitolComplex.org to download [...]

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Bullock Museum – Austin City Limits Visits the Bullock.  

Experience the “Live Music Capital of the World” at the Bullock. Now on view in the Museum’s third floor galleries are artifacts from the musician that made the innovative PBS series the longest-running music program in American television history. Stop by, sit back, and enjoy film clips of your favorite artists playing at ACL. https://www.thestoryoftexas.com/visit/exhibits/austin-city-limits-theater 

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Blanton Museum – Yes, the art museum is open.

Access the Blanton from Brazos Street and use the sidewalks on the north side of the building to avoid the construction zone.  Peek at the ‘New Grounds Initiative” and how the museum plaza will be reimagined into a vibrant urban destination. http://blantonmuseum.org/about-the-project/construction-updates/

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Waterloo Greenway (Waterloo Park)

Save an evening in November for the return of the Creek Show. November 12-21, 2021 from 6-10 p.m. nightly. Waterloo Greenway’s highly anticipated Creek Show will take over Waterloo Park soon, bringing our city together to experience all-new, unique, and inspiring public art created by local artists, architects, and designers. https://waterloogreenway.org/creek-show/

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The Moody Center – The New University of Texas Basketball Arena

Opening in the Spring of 2022, the new arena will be the City’s premier entertainment venue as well as the new home of UT Women’s and Men’s basketball events.  For more information on the Moody Center visit: UT NEWS Athletics Announcement_Images | Powered by Box 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 [...]

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