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Community Forum: MoPac South Toll Road and Elevated Bridge (Over Lady Bird Lake) Proposed Plan

What: The community is invited to attend a forum to learn about the proposal to construct four toll lanes on MoPac between Cesar Chavez Street and Slaughter Lane. 

The proposal includes elevated lanes over Lady Bird Lake with a flyover next to Austin High School onto Cesar Chavez. 

The toll road project is a proposal from the Central Texas Regional Mobile Authority and Texas Department of Transportation. The Capitol Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Board will vote soon on whether to approve this proposal. 

The public comment deadline is April 2. 

The community forum will include presentations by the Mobile Authority and Keep Mopac Local on the South Mopac proposal. The forum will also include a Q&A session. 

Who: AISD District 5 Trustee Amber Elenz, Austin Mayor Steve Adler, Austin Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo, Austin Council Member Ann Kitchen, Rollingwood Mayor Thom Farrell, Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea  

When: 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 31 

Where: Austin High School, 1715 W. Cesar Chavez St. 

For more information, please contact Barbara Rush at (512) 925-2271 or barbara.rush@traviscountytx.gov

 

Below is a schematic of the proposed of Mopac toll road expansion with elevated lanes over Lady Bird Lake. 

  

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