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    Save It/Don’t Pave It Rally (Sat., May 2, 10:30 am, MoPac Pedestrian Bridge)

    April 29th, 2015
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    Attend the “Save It, Don’t Pave It” Rally to help protect our neighborhood from the CTRMA toll road plan to expand MoPac on the south side of the Lady Bird Lake by building a double-decker bridge over the lake.   You can make a difference! Join with us this coming Saturday, May 2nd, at 10:30 […]

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    MoPac Improvement Project Open House Meetings (Managed Lane Flyover Ramps)

    October 6th, 2010
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    TxDOT and the Mobility Authority invite you to attend one of two open house meetings to learn more about the MoPac Improvement Project. Information will be provided about the history of the project, the scenarios being studied, the environmental process and project timeline. Attendees will also have the opportunity to review materials, speak with TxDOT […]

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    MoPac Expressway (Loop 1) Travel Study

    September 17th, 2010
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    The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (Mobility Authority) is studying options to improve mobility in the MoPac Corridor (Loop 1) between downtown Austin and Parmer Lane.  As part of that effort, a survey is being conducted of drivers who routinely use MoPac to help us better understand how they use MoPac.  The survey should require […]

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    MoPac News — Traffic Study Survey and Open Houses

    September 14th, 2010
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    Traffic Study Survey:  As reported at http://www.ctrma.org/images/stories/downloads/MA_MoPac_Studies.pdf, CTRMA is running a traffic study Sept 12-30.  In addition, an online survey for drivers who have recently used MoPac between Parmer and Cesar Chavez is available at http://legacy.rsgsurvey.com/mopac/passworda.asp.  This survey will help planners determine what types of improvements offer the best opportunity to improve mobility in the […]

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    TxDOT to host public forums on rail plan, seeks input from residents

    July 30th, 2010
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    On August 10, 2010, the Texas Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting to glean public opinion on the state’s developing rail plan.  The meeting will be held in the hearing room of TxDOT’s Austin district office, 7901 N. I-35, from 6-8 p.m., and is one of nine meetings TxDOT will hold across the […]

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    MoPac Soundwall Update: Public Input and Design Work To Resume

    July 7th, 2010
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    TxDOT has finalized the contracts for the restart of the MoPac1 sound wall/managed lane project.  The restart Open Houses are planned for September.  The NEPA http://www.epa.gov/compliance/nepa/ environmental process will take approximately two years. From the TxDOT MoPac1 website (http://www.dot.state.tx.us/project_information/projects/austin/mopac1/): Project Resumes After a two-year pause due to funding constraints, the MoPac 1 project is about to […]

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    TxDOT to Apply Improved Surface to MoPac/Loop 1

    July 5th, 2010
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    Work has begun to apply an improved type of surface to MoPac/Loop 1 between Lake Austin and RM 2222.  TxDOT crews will apply what is known as a Permeable Friction Course (PFC) that has a number of advantages over standard asphalt concrete pavement surfaces, including reduced risk of hydroplaning, significantly reduced splash and spray during […]

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    MoPac Expansion Update from MoPac Neighborhood Associations Coalition

    October 30th, 2009
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    At the MoPac Neighborhood Associations Coalition (MoNAC) meeting on October 21, 2009, an update presentation was made by representatives of TxDOT, CTRMA, the City of Austin and Cap Metro concerning on the status of the MoPac expansion plans for adding a managed lane and sound barriers on MoPac (Loop 1).

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