City of Austin, TX

10/28/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/28/2021 07:40

Construction at South Lamar Blvd. and Hether St. Begins Oct. 30

To help address drainage issues at Hether Street and South Lamar Boulevard, City of Austin Public Works crews will be doing preliminary work beginning Saturday, Oct. 30 on both streets. Crews will return Saturday, Nov. 6 through Wednesday, Nov. 10 to complete necessary repairs.

On Saturday, Oct. 30, there will be alternate lane closures on Hether Street and possible single lane closures on South Lamar Boulevard. These street closures will be on part of the 1400 block of Hether Street, through the intersection of Hether Street and South Lamar Boulevard and down the 1800 block of South Lamar Boulevard. A flagger will be present during lane closures to help direct traffic.

From Saturday, Nov. 6 through Nov. 10, there will be alternate lane closures on Hether Street and a full lane closure on South Lamar Boulevard. The area of these closures will be the same as those on Oct. 30.

Other things to note during construction:

  • Work hours will be 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on weekends and 10 a.m.- 3p.m. on weekdays.
  • Drivers and pedestrians should follow all work zone traffic signs, cones and flaggers in the work area.
  • Drivers are asked to reduce speed, travel slowly and be mindful of work crews during construction.

Schedules are projected as accurately as possible but are subject to change due to the nature of construction and weather.