Neighborhood News November 10, 2020

Shop the Bullock Museum’s Annual Expanded Holiday Sale! Save 20% on all items in-store and online for two weeks November 27 through December 13. Bullock Museum members will save an additional 10% – 15% in addition to the 20% holiday sale discount. Shop our brand new selection of ornaments, jewelry, ceramics, and Texas- themed gifts for everyone on your list. Admission to the Museum is not required to shop onsite. Not a member? Join today to start saving! https://www.thestoryoftexas.com/get-involved/membership Proceeds from [...]

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Closures on MLK Blvd. between Colorado and San Jacinto Streets

Watch out on MLK Blvd. in front of the Bullock and Blanton Museums. The eastbound lane of MLK Blvd. from Colorado to Brazos Street (at Congress Avenue in front of the Bullock and Blanton Museums) is closed for the duration of the Capitol Complex construction project. The bike lane is also closed. Watch out for heavy equipment and construction vehicles entering and exiting the site at this location. Do not cross MLK Blvd. at Congress. Use the crosswalks at Colorado or [...]

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Lane Closures on San Jacinto and 18th Street

There are lane closures and uneven pavement from MLK Blvd. to 15th Street on San Jacinto. Use extra caution when traveling south on San Jacinto from MLK Blvd. to 15th Street. The intersection of San Jacinto and 18th Street has lane detours and only two lanes open. Lane Closures on San Jacinto between 14th and 15th Street. Be careful when traveling on San Jacinto south of 15th Street. The left lane of San Jacinto adjacent to Garage A, between 15th [...]

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Weekend Paving Work in October

Sections of Colorado, Brazos, 17th and 18th Streets will be repaved this month. Paving work will start on October 10 on the eastern lane of Brazos from MLK Blvd. to 17th Street. Crews will also be working on Colorado Street from 17th to 18th Streets this weekend. The construction crews will return to these areas on the weekend of October 17 and 18 to paint the stripes. Please avoid these streets on these weekends

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Game Day Traffic and Parking

UT Home Games Schedule October 3 (Saturday) – Texas vs. TCU @ 11:00 a.m. October 24 (Saturday) – Texas vs. Baylor @ TBA November 7 (Saturday) – Texas vs. West Virginia @ TBA November 27 (Friday) – Texas vs. Iowa State @ TBA UT Game Day Public Parking Game day public parking will be open at select State parking garages A, B, E, G, and Q and Lots 12 and 19. Public parking locations are payable upon entry and open Saturdays based on posted game times. [...]

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Pedestrian Update – October 1, 2020

Walking Routes Look for red pedestrian signs along sidewalks in the Capitol Complex. The six foot A-frame signs have a map and a QR code for easier access to the campus map. Use your smart phone to scan the QR code and open a pdf of the Capitol Complex map you can take along with you. Safe Crosswalks: To cross MLK Blvd. at: Colorado – Both crosswalks are accessible for travel to the Blanton Café or the Bullock Museum. Congress (at the Bullock Museum) – Use [...]

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Special Traffic Update – October 1, 2020

October and Fall have arrived and so has football game day traffic. This issue of the newsletter is all about the traffic and what to expect if you are returning to work in the Capitol Complex or surrounding areas or planning on attending a UT sports event. Before you get in your car, take a moment to check out our construction site webcam to see the progress of the new Texas Capitol Mall and State office building. Visit: www.TexasCapitolComplex.org and scroll to [...]

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The Texas Capitol Complex, Reimagined

Listen to the second installment of Flintco Forward’s focused look at the Texas Capitol Complex project. Host Tyler Kern spoke with three of Page architects working on the project, Lawrence W. Speck, Senior Principal, Paul Bielamowicz, Principal Senior Project Manager, and Ryan Losch, Senior Associate, Urban Designer. The goal of the new Texas Capitol Complex is multi-fold. It will celebrate the State capitol and house state employees in more state office space than ever before. It will also create well-defined civic spaces for various events and [...]

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Neighborhood News September 17, 2020

UT Home Games Schedule October 3 – Texas vs. TCU @ TBA October 24 – Texas vs. Baylor @ TBA November 7 – Texas vs. West Virginia @ TBA November 27 (Friday) – Texas vs. Iowa State @ TBA UT Game Day Public Parking Game day public parking will be open at select State parking garages A, B, E, G, Q and Lots 12 and 19. Public parking locations are pay upon entry and open Saturdays based on posted game times. Friday night parking and tailgating [...]

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Pedestrian Update September 17, 2020

Walking Routes Look for red pedestrian signs along sidewalks in the Capitol Complex. The six foot A-frame signboards have a map and a QR code for easier access to the campus map. Use your smart phone to scan the QR code and open a pdf of the Capitol Complex map you can take along with you. Safe Crosswalks: To cross MLK Blvd. at: Colorado – Both crosswalks are accessible for travel to the Blanton Café or the Bullock Museum. Congress (at the Bullock Museum) – Use the Colorado [...]

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