Neighborhood note: Section of Rob Shelton to close temporarily due to Founders Park construction in Dripping Springs

The Pound House Historical Farmstead is located at Founders Park in Dripping Springs. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Pound House Historical Farmstead is located at Founders Park in Dripping Springs. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Pound House Historical Farmstead is located at Founders Park in Dripping Springs. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)

A section of Rob Shelton Blvd. leading to Founders Park Road in Dripping Springs will be closed to through traffic beginning after Christmas due to scheduled construction at the park, according to a Dec. 23 news release by the city.

The city is in the process of constructing a new driveway to the Founders Memorial Park pool and the neighboring Pound House Historical Farmstead, located at 570 Founders Park Road. Both the park and Pound House will remain open during the project.


The north most section of Rob Shelton will be closed for about one month, as the city completes the first phase of the project, according to the release. Traffic control and detour signs will be resent during the temporary closure. The road is expected to reopen once the second phase of the project begins, at which time Founders Park Road will be closed temporarily.
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By Nicholas Cicale

Nick was born in Long Island, New York and grew up in South Florida. He graduated from Florida State University in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in writing and a minor in music. Nick was a journalist for three years at the St. James Plaindealer in Minnesota before moving to Austin to join Community Impact Newspaper in 2016.


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