UPDATE: Austin Avenue near square closed for repairs

A water leak on Austin Avenue disrupted traffic  Aug. 22.

A water leak on Austin Avenue disrupted traffic Aug. 22.

Update 8:13 a.m. Aug. 23

Austin Avenue between Seventh and Eighth streets has been closed agin for repairs, according to a City of Georgetown tweet.

The street will be closed for asphalt resurfacing after a water main break Thursday morning, city officials said.

The repairs are expected to be completed and traffic back to normal by noon, officials said.



Update 12:41 p.m. Aug. 22

The water leak on Austin Avenue has been repaired and service has been restored, city officials said.

The leak closed Austin Avenue between Seventh and Eight streets for about two hours.

Updated 11:58 a.m. Aug. 22

Austin Avenue between Seventh and Eighth streets in front of the Williamson County Courthouse has been closed due to a water leak, city officials said.

It is unknown how long the repairs will take, officials said.



Earlier:

A water leak on Austin Avenue in front of the Williamson County Courthouse has reduced southbound traffic to one lane Aug. 22.

City water crews are on their way to shut off the leak and investigate the issue, city officials said.

This is a developing story. Check back for more details.
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By Ali Linan

Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.


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