Chipotle opens in Round Rock; QuikTrip coming to Georgetown and more top news from Central Texas

Chipotle Mexican Grill opened a new location featuring a drive-thru pickup Chipotlane in Round Rock. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)
Chipotle Mexican Grill opened a new location featuring a drive-thru pickup Chipotlane in Round Rock. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)

Chipotle Mexican Grill opened a new location featuring a drive-thru pickup Chipotlane in Round Rock. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)

Read the top business and community news from the past week from Central Texas.

Round Rock

Chipotle Mexican Grill opens drive-thru location in Round Rock, plus 3 more business updates

The first Chipotle Mexican Grill with a drive-thru pickup lane for to-go orders in Round Rock and North Austin opened at 17100 N RM 620, Round Rock, on April 21.

New Braunfels



10 new businesses in New Braunfels that are now open or coming soon

Several new businesses have opened recently or are coming soon to the New Braunfels area.

Georgetown

QuikTrip coming to Georgetown

QuikTrip, a convenience store and gas station, is opening a new location in Georgetown. The store is expected to open by summer 2022 and will be approximately 3,500 square feet. The store will be equipped with gasoline, grocery items and QT kitchens that will offer fresh food and drinks.

Georgetown City Council authorizes use of eminent domain for neighborhood water easements

Georgetown City Council approved a resolution authorizing the use of eminent domain for water easements in two Georgetown neighborhoods, during its April 27 regular meeting.

Leander-Cedar Park

Construction starts on 183A Toll extension from Leander to Liberty Hill

The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, which operates toll roads in Travis and Williamson counties, held a virtual groundbreaking ceremony April 28 for the $277 million project.

Megan Cardona, Fernanda Figueroa, Lauren Canterberry, Brian Rash and Taylor Girtman contributed to this report.



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The new public library will be located on the northwest corner of North Sheppard Street and East Liberty Avenue in Round Rock. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
New 66,000-square-foot library to open January 2023 in Round Rock

Crews have begun clearing land for the new facility.

Sun Auto Service will open its second Round Rock location in early June. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Sun Auto Service to open 2nd Round Rock location in June

Services include oil changes, brake repairs, air conditioning service and diagnostics.

House Bill 1024, signed into law May 12, allows restaurants and bars to permanently sell alcoholic beverages to-go. (Courtesy Pexels)
Cocktails to-go are here to stay in Texas: Gov. Greg Abbott signs change into law May 12

Supporters say the change will help restaurants continue to recover from the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Sun City is located in Georgetown. (Courtesy Hunter Pontious)
Williamson County sees $14.6B year-over-year increase in taxable value

Chief Appraiser of Williamson Central Appraisal District Alvin Lankford presented preliminary Williamson County taxable values to the Commissioners Court on May 10.

Residents will have until May 2023 to obtain a Real ID. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
US Department of Homeland Security extends Real ID deadline until 2023

Drivers will have until May 2023 to get the Real ID, which will be required for adults boarding a U.S. commercial flight.

Round Rock City Council will consider a rezoning of the Camp Doublecreek property May 13. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Round Rock City Council to consider zoning change for Camp Doublecreek property

The proposed development on the site would include 300 homes.

Susan Bailey was elected president of the American Medical Association in June 2020. (Courtesy American Medical Association)
'I am convinced we will beat COVID': American Medical Association President Susan Bailey discusses vaccine successes, myths, challenges

Bailey was elected president of the American Medical Association in June 2020. Much of the organization's focus during that time has been on vaccine transparency and distribution.

Pfizer vaccines could become available to kids 12 and up as soon as next week. (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
FDA expands Pfizer vaccine authorization to children ages 12 to 15 years old

This is the first time people under the age of 16 have been granted access to a coronavirus vaccine.

Here is what you need to know today about COVID-19 in Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Nearly 60% of Williamson County residents have received one dose, plus more COVID-19 news

Here is what you need to know today about COVID-19 in Williamson County.

Butler Park Pitch & Putt reopened to the public in April. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Butler Park Pitch & Putt reopens in Austin; turf fields open in Pflugerville and more Central Texas news

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