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 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 set for February 2022.

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UT Longhorn Football kicks off September 4th

Labor Day weekend begins with the UT season opener against Louisiana. The good news is that tailgating on State of Texas property will resume this season pending pandemic health restrictions. The Capitol Complex construction will be shut down on Fridays at 5 p.m. and resume after the weekend, to allow for the best visitor and tailgating experience possible. 2021 Texas Home Football Schedule Sept. 4 – LOUISIANA (3:30 p CST) Sept. 18 – RICE (7 p CST) Sept. 25 – TEXAS TECH (TBA) Oct. [...]

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Tailgating is Back!

The Texas Facilities Commission is proud to bring UT Football Tailgating to State property near the university campus. For details on tailgating policies, tailgating lots, parking, and maps, please visit our webpage (Click Here).

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Holiday Power Shut Down

Stephen F. Austin Building Electrical Utility Upgrades On Wednesday, November 25 at noon, the electrical power to the Stephen F. Austin Building will be shut down. Austin Electric crews and Texas Facility Commission contractors and staff will be switching over from the old power supply systems to a totally new electrical vault with state-of-the-art technology. This new electrical system has been designed to support the new Central Utility Plant (Phase I) and the future power demands of Phases II and [...]

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Traffic Disruptions November 20, 2020

Lane closures on MLK Blvd. – Be careful traveling eastbound on MLK Bvd. through the rest of the month, as there will be various lane closures. MLK Blvd. between Congress Avenue and Brazos will only have one eastbound open lane. San Jacinto and 17th Street – The left lane of San Jacinto will be closed from the Central Services Building parking lot, through the intersection of 17th Street to the front door of Scholz Garten from now through November 26th [...]

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Game Day Traffic and Parking November 20, 2020

The University of Texas will host Iowa State on Friday, November 27 UT Game Day Public Parking will be open at select State parking garages. Overnight parking and tailgating are not permissible and tailgating before and after the game is prohibited. Closed: STATE GARAGE R for UT Issued Alumni Parking Permits Only. ALL spaces in State Garage R, located at 1706 San Jacinto Blvd., are temporarily leased to the University of Texas for Football Home Games. ALL spaces are utilized for parking [...]

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