Building on Tradition: The Texas Capitol Complex Features Local Granite

Beginning with the construction of the Texas State Capitol, Red Sunset granite has played a prominent role in the architecture of the Capitol Complex. The beautiful pink hue of the stone can be seen on several state buildings in the Complex, including the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Lorenzo de Zavala Library and Archives Building, Sam Houston Building, and Robert E. Johnson Building. The granite on the new buildings under construction in the Capitol Complex is the same type [...]

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Construction Progress Report, January 26, 2022

1801 Congress – George H.W. Bush State Office Building – (Package 4) Our flagship building will receive its first tenants this spring, and crews are working diligently on the interior framing and construction. Conditioned air from the new Central Utility Plant is now flowing on several levels, and seven elevators have been installed. Work on the interior finishes has begun on walls, ceilings, and flooring on the lower-level floors. The priority is to finish out the tenant space for the [...]

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View the Capital Complex Project Construction Cameras

Three construction cameras are documenting this iconic project. Watch the progress on all these projects via the construction cameras on the Home page. 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, January 26, 2022

SAFETY ALERT: Drive defensively and slow down on MLK Blvd. 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 as a construction loading zone for the underground parking garages. Watch out for heavy equipment and construction vehicles entering and exiting the site at Congress Avenue. MLK Blvd. and [...]

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Pedestrian Updates, January 26, 2022

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 [...]

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Bullock Museum – Texas History Galleries

Immerse yourself in the Story of Texas. Visit three floors of galleries and explore more than 700 original artifacts. Each week the Museum brings in new artifacts and the stories that formed Texas. Visit their website for details on current exhibits, events, and IMAX movies. Texas History Galleries | Bullock Texas State History Museum (thestoryoftexas.com)

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The Blanton Museum is Open and Thursdays are FREE!

Yes, the art museum is open, and Thursdays are FREE. 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. Download the map: SP2021-Wayfinding-Map-WestEntrance-V1 (blantonmuseum.org)  

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Waterloo Greenway (Waterloo Park)

Do you like people and music? The Moody Amphitheater is seeking volunteers to join its Guest Services team. Volunteer opportunities include ushering, scanning tickets, assisting fans with ticket upgrades, and lending a hand at lost and found. In return, volunteers will receive a variety of exclusive perks – like general admission lawn tickets and more. For all the details on how to volunteer go online to: Moody Amphitheater.

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The Moody Center – The New University of Texas Basketball Arena

The latest reports confirm the opening of the arena is still planned for Spring 2022. The new sports and entertainment arena will be the home of UT Women’s and Men’s basketball programs and live music events. For more information on the Moody Center visit: UT NEWS Athletics Announcement_Images | Powered by Box

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Red River Street Realignment

As the construction of the new UT arena continues, 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 now set for Fall 2022.

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