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Short Street Scheduled to Permanently Close in San Marcos
Contact: Kelli Reyna
Phone: (512) 832-7060
Date: July 22, 2014

WHAT:  Short Street scheduled to permanently close at SH 80 (Hopkins Street) as work on the new innovative intersection at I-35 continues

WHEN:  Beginning Thursday, July 24 at 7 a.m.

WHERE:  Short Street between the I-35 frontage road and Hopkins Street in Hays County

AUSTIN – Short Street between the I-35 frontage road and Hopkins Street in San Marcos will be permanently closed beginning at 7 a.m. on Thursday, July 24, weather permitting. The closure is necessary for the Texas Department of Transportation to continue construction of the continuous flow intersection at I-35 and Hopkins Street.

Access to businesses along Short Street will still be available from the I-35 frontage road or from Long Street.

Road signs have been placed in both directions along the highway alerting drivers of the closure. Motorists should allow extra time to travel through this area during the affected hours. TxDOT asks the traveling public to be patient and remain aware when traveling through the work zone.


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