Don’t let the construction in front of the museum dissuade you for visiting the summer exhibits. The museum grounds are being reimagined, refreshed, and recreated with a dramatic mural on the outside walls and 15 elegant petal-shaped shade structures on the plaza. Learn more About the Project – Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art Photo Credit: The University of Texas
This has been a busy and challenging year for our construction teams. Despite the inconveniences of the pandemic and a historic winter storm, the Capitol Complex project has worked continuously to keep the project on track for completion in the Summer of 2022. We are proud to report the project has achieved several important milestones and remains on budget and on schedule. As you may recall, this very large construction project was divided into six concurrent projects or packages. All [...]
Three construction cameras documenting this iconic project. Watch the progress on all these projects via the construction cameras on our project website. www.TexasCapitolComplex.org 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 will see the story of each package and how the sum of these projects will produce a world-class government complex.
TRAFFIC ALERT Crane Removal: August 8 – August 10 Expect delays on 18th Street and Colorado between the Bullock Parking Garage and the Stephen F. Austin State Office Building. Motorists should follow the directions of flaggers when driving in this area. SAFETY ALERT Drive defensively and slow down on MLK between Lavaca and IH 35 MLK Blvd. and Red River Lane Closures: Expect lane closures on MLK Blvd. between San Jacinto and Red River. There is construction work on the realignment of Red River Street [...]
Walking Routes 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 positioned outside the construction zone 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 website to download a [...]
The guitar has rocked the world through more than 5,000 years of history, from its origins in the ancient world to today. Featuring an impressive display of rare and antique guitars, the GUITAR exhibit is fun and educational for all. Plus see the largest electric guitar in the world! The GUITAR exhibit runs through August 15.
After a decade of design and construction, Waterloo Park will reopen to the public and the conservancy will inaugurate the new Moody Amphitheater with a CommUNITY Day and special programming through the summer. Photo Credit: The Waterloo Conservancy
The new arena will be the City’s premier entertainment venue as well as the new home of UT Women’s and Men’s basketball events. For more information on the Moody Center visit: UT NEWS Photo Credit: The University of Texas at Austin
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.
If you are looking for bargains to stock up your home office, check out the selection of office desks, chairs, bookcases, and stands from the State Surplus Store. State Surplus Store 6506 Bolm Road Open weekdays from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Online auction open 24/7