Georgetown to host Austin Avenue bridges project open house virtually May 20

The city has been studying and planning for potential improvements to Austin Avenue since 2016. (Rendering courtesy city of Georgetown)
The city has been studying and planning for potential improvements to Austin Avenue since 2016. (Rendering courtesy city of Georgetown)

The city has been studying and planning for potential improvements to Austin Avenue since 2016. (Rendering courtesy city of Georgetown)

The city of Georgetown will share an online recorded presentation about proposed improvements to Austin Avenue from Second to Morrow streets May 20, a news release sent May 18 said. The recorded presentation will give the public the opportunity to learn more about the proposed improvements and give input on the Austin Avenue plans.

A video presentation will be available, along with the project rendering and schematic, at http://austinave.georgetown.org.



The public may submit written comments regarding the proposed improvements by June 12. Any comments can be mailed to the Austin Avenue Bridges Project at P.O. Box 409, Georgetown, TX 78627, or emailed to [email protected].

The proposed improvements for Austin Avenue include rehabilitating the existing bridges and maintaining the railings, constructing a new 10-foot pedestrian bridge to the east, and a 6-foot sidewalk on the west side of Austin Avenue at the San Gabriel Village Boulevard and Second Street intersections, the release said, adding the city has been studying and planning for potential improvements to Austin Avenue since 2016. Since the project began there have been four public meetings.



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