weekend http://kut.org en Map: Events Close Roads This Weekend http://kut.org/post/map-events-close-roads-weekend <p>Several events are taking place around downtown Austin this weekend. That means road closures and detours for drivers.</p><p>Below is a list of events causing closures:</p><p><u>All Weekend</u></p><ul><li>The <a href="http://www.texasbookfestival.org/">Texas Book Festival</a> is back! But, along with all the books come lane closures around the Texas State Capitol. There will be both full and partial lane closures stretching north and south from 9th to 13th streets, and east to west from Lavaca Street to San Jacinto Boulevard starting Thursday at 9 a.m. and ending Sunday at 11:59 p.m. (<a href="https://www.austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/Transportation/Special_Events/Map_Site_TexasBookFest_0626112.pdf">Map</a>)</li><li><a href="http://www.austintexas.gov/page/halloween-safety" target="_blank">Happy Halloween Weekend!</a> Expect some traffic delays as costumed revellers celebrate. Temporary road closures will begin on Saturday at 6 p.m. and last through 3 a.m. East 6th Street from Brazos Street to San Marcos Street will be shut down. IH-35 north and south bound exits for 6th Street and 8th Street will also be closed. For a complete list of road closures, click <a href="https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?shva=1" target="_blank">here.</a> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 12:39:44 +0000 Hady Karl Mawajdeh & Tyler Pratt 5452 at http://kut.org Map: Events Close Roads This Weekend