San Marcos to close I-35 exits, increase police presence for Black Friday weekend

Black Friday weekend will draw plenty of traffic to the San Marcos outlets. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Black Friday weekend will draw plenty of traffic to the San Marcos outlets. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Black Friday weekend will draw plenty of traffic to the San Marcos outlets. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

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The city of San Marcos released a map showing traffic patterns for Black Friday weekend. (Courtesy city of San Marcos)
Some I-35 exits will close, traffic patterns will change and first-responder presence will increase around the San Marcos outlet malls in order to accommodate Black Friday shoppers, according to a Nov. 27 news release from the city.

The southbound exit of I-35 at Centerpoint Road and the northbound exit at McCarty Lane will close from noon on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, until 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30.


To get to the outlet malls, the city is directing northbound drivers to use the York Creek Road exit and southbound drivers to use the McCarty Lane exit.

The release also mentions an alternative route for northbound drivers from York Creek Road to Old Bastrop Highway.
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By Katharine Jose

Katharine Jose has written about politics, infrastructure, environment, development, natural disasters and other subjects for The New York Observer, Capital New York, and The New York Times, among other publications. She was an editor for several publicat


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