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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General Capitol Complex News

SAVE THE DATE: 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 an 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) [...]

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Parking Update July 17, 2019

ALERT State Parking Lot 3 (17th & Colorado) will be closed around August 1. ALERT Garage R – The Brazos entrance and exit to Garage R remains closed. This entrance/exit will reopen on July 29. ALERT State Parking Lot 19 (Colorado & MLK) will reopen to state employees next week. There will be 4 handicap parking spaces, multiple spaces for oversized fleet vehicles from Lot 3 and 16 metered visitor spaces along 18th Street. New LBJ Parking Lot – A new parking [...]

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Construction Update July 17, 2019

Safe Crosswalks To cross MLK Blvd. at: Colorado – use the north sidewalk to reach the Congress Ave. crosswalk in front to the Blanton Cafe. Congress (at the Bullock Museum) – Use the western crosswalk closest to the Blanton Cafe. Brazos (at the ERS Building) – Use the north side walk to San Jacinto, cross MLK Blvd. using the eastern crosswalk closest to the creek. San Jacinto (to go to the Capitol) – Use the eastern crosswalk closest to the creek. Closed Crosswalks Closed – MLK [...]

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“A Glorious Thing” – Reshaping the Capitol Complex

The Capitol Complex Project is transforming the area north of the Capitol. This signature project will: Reduce the cost of leased office space for state agencies currently housed throughout the city, by providing new office space within the Capitol Complex Improve the connection of the Capitol Complex with the surrounding business and cultural districts Create an iconic destination that celebrates the Texas State Capitol with pedestrian friendly streets and green civic spaces for events, music and recreation The Austin American Statesman takes a [...]

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Expect traffic congestion through the summer

Happening this week: Monday, July 8 at 9:00 a.m. – Brazos Street will be closed between 17th and 18th street for utility work. Access to State Parking Garage R will remain open on 18th Street and San Jacinto. Access to the WB Travis building from 18th Street will remain open. Flaggers will be on site to assist pedestrians and motorists through this intersection. The WB Travis loading docks will remain open and controlled by flaggers. Please be patient.

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Construction Update July 5, 2019

Safe Crosswalks   To cross MLK Blvd. at:  Colorado – use the north sidewalk to reach the Congress Ave. crosswalk in front to the Blanton Cafe Congress (at the Bullock Museum) – Use the western crosswalk closest to the Blanton Cafe Brazos (at the ERS Building) – Use the eastern crosswalk in front of the Brazos Garage San Jacinto (to go to the Capitol) – Use the eastern crosswalk closest to the creek Closed Crosswalks   Closed – MLK Blvd. east bound crosswalk over Congress Avenue (in front [...]

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