Category Archives: Construction

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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Google Fiber permits hint at first “fiberhoods”

It’s been more than a year since Google Inc. announced plans to bring Google Fiber to Austin, leading neighborhoods to wonder which would be the first to get the ultra-fast broadband service. But ever since the company allowed potential customers … 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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Input sought for highway changes near airport

Highway planners are looking for Southeast Austin neighborhood representatives who are interested in serving on an advisory group on proposed changes to Texas State Highway 71. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority have … Continue reading

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Construction project nearing end of warranty period

A large street/drainage/water project that wrapped up last year in Burleson Heights is nearing the end of its warranty period. The contractor is still responsible for past damage to private property or flaws that become evident until Sept. 17. The … Continue reading

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