The city of Austin will resume regular operations Friday, Feb. 3 after office closures and delays due to the winter storm warning.

The city will remain under a Level 2 Emergency Operations Center until further notice to monitor weather conditions. This level refers to a short-term incident, such as the winter storm.

Austin Resource Recovery will resume operations Feb. 3. Crews will catch up over the next days to collect carts, bulk and brush items from curbs. Collections will continue into the weekend and resume normally on Monday, Feb. 6.

The Recycle and Reuse Drop-off Center as well as the public brush drop-off at Hornsby Bend Biosolids Management Plant will open Feb. 3.

Austin Resource Recovery is waiving the 15 extra bag limit for extra compost collection until further notice due to the storm, so residents can place more than 15 extra bags out for collection.

Parks and recreation department facilities, and Austin parks sustained damage due to ice and fallen trees. The department is assessing conditions, and forestry crews have been assigned to assist with clearing public roadways of debris caused by the storm. To stay up-to-date with park closures, visit

The National Weather Service expired the winter storm warning for Travis County at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 2.

The city will continue to provide updates at