Category Archives: City projects

Todd Lane construction begins

A major improvement project on Todd Lane got its start on Sept. 15, and will transform a heavily traveled narrow road into a wider, safer street designed to handle automobile, bus, bicycle and pedestrian traffic. Southbound traffic is being detoured onto Woodward Street … Continue reading

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Survey will help city prioritize projects in our neighborhoods

In 2006, area residents helped decide what our neighborhood would be like in the future by working with the city on the East Riverside/Oltorf Combined (EROC) Neighborhood Plan. Now the city would like your help prioritizing the projects that were recommended during … Continue reading

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Seminar: How to keep coyotes out of neighborhoods

South Austinites like to keep it weird, but when things get a little too wild, it’s time to call in an expert. Lynsey White Dasher, Director of Humane Wildlife Conflict Resolution for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), … Continue reading

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Restriping to begin soon on Burleson Road

Burleson Road is getting a facelift this week, starting with a resurfacing project that began on Monday. The City of Austin Public Works Department began laying down a new topping of tar and gravel on the portions of Burleson closest … Continue reading

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Better mobility coming to Todd Lane, Burleson Road

Clay Harris and Neil Kopper of the City of Austin Public Works Department talked with Burleson-area residents on Aug. 14 about upcoming projects to improve mobility for cars, bicycles and pedestrians on Todd Lane and Burleson Road. Todd Lane improvements Harris, the … Continue reading

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Neighborhood meeting Wednesday: Todd Lane update

Burleson Heights residents will meet with city representatives on Wednesday to talk about a project that will widen Todd Lane and add bike lanes, sidewalks and a roundabout at the new intersection of Todd, East St. Elmo Road and South … Continue reading

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Riverside-Pleasant Valley intersection temporarily closing

A repaving project on East Riverside Drive will block the intersection with Pleasant Valley Road for about seven days beginning Aug. 12. According to a City of Austin news release, during the project East Riverside will narrow to one lane … Continue reading

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