Traffic Update September 11, 2019

San Jacinto Blvd. will be closed to one lane from September 16- 27. Parking Lot 12 permanently closed on Monday, September 9 and is now being used as a construction staging area. (This lot will be available for tailgating on UT Home Game days.) Brazos Street from MLK Blvd to 18th Street will be closed throughout the week of September 9 for the installation of cranes on the 1801 Congress construction site. Watch out for flaggers and please respect the traffic signs.

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UT Longhorn Football Kicks Off

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 [...]

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Tailgate Traffic and Parking Updates August 29, 2019

Closed: 17th Street between San Jacinto and Trinity Street (North of Scholz Garten) will be closed on all UT Football home game days. Traffic direction change: Trinity Street between MLK Blvd. and 15th Street will become southbound traffic ONLY, beginning one hour after kick-off. Closed Garages: State Garage B, R, and Q are reserved for UT Alumni Parking Permit holders only. All spaces in State Garage B, R, and Q are temporarily leased to the University of Texas for home games. [...]

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Construction Update August 29, 2019 – Important Street Closure Alert On San Jacinto Blvd

Lane Closure: Only the center lane of San Jacinto Blvd. will be open between MLK Blvd. and 18th street from September 7-21, 2019. Street Closure: San Jacinto Blvd. will be CLOSED from MLK Blvd to 18th street from September 21 – November 25, 2019 Lane closures for utility work will continue through October Closed: One eastbound lane of MLK Blvd.at Colorado will be CLOSED from September 6-20, 2019 . The bike lane is also closed. “Share the Road” and watch out for [...]

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General Capitol Complex News August 29, 2019

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 [...]

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New Traffic Signal at Colorado and MLK

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 [...]

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Construction Update August 2, 2019

Safe Crosswalks To cross MLK Blvd. at: Colorado – Use the western crosswalk and the north sidewalk to reach the Congress Ave. crosswalk in front of the Blanton Cafe. Congress (at the Bullock Museum) – Use the western crosswalk closest to the Blanton Cafe. NOTE: This intersection is now a pedestrian only crossing. Brazos (at the ERS Building) – Use the north sidewalk alont MLK Blvd. to San Jacinto, cross MLK Blvd. using the eastern crosswalk closest to the creek (just before Trinity St.). San [...]

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Parking Update August 2, 2019

ALERT State Parking Lot 3 – (17th & Colorado) will close on Monday, August 5 and fleet vehicles have been reassigned parking space in State Parking Lot 19. ALERT Garage R – The Brazos entrance and exit to Garage R is now open with access only from 17th Street. The first floor down ramp has 17 new 30-minute public visitor parking spaces. Only designated spaces are open to the public on a first-come first-serve basis. DPS will ticket any vehicles [...]

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General Capitol Complex News August 2, 2019

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. [...]

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More traffic changes coming soon

Two-Way traffic conversion – Stakeholder Open House – July 25th In mid-August, 16th and 17th streets between San Antonio Street and Colorado Street will be converted from one-way traffic to a two-way traffic pattern. Join us at a Stakeholders Open House by the Austin Transportation Department to talk about the conversion and other traffic questions. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (Drop by anytime.) William P. Clements Jr. State Office Building – Lobby 300 W. 15th Street, Austin, TX 78701 Happening this week: Capital [...]

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