The Commitment Day 5K is taking place in downtown Austin this morning. The race starts at 10 a.m. and is expected to last until 12 p.m.
South 1st Street will be closed from Barton Springs Road to Cesar Chavez Street. Cesar Chavez Street will be closed from Lavaca Steet to Mopac (Loop 1).
The City of Austin suggests some alternative routes for traffic:
North/South: Mopac (Loop 1), Lamar Boulevard, IH-35.
East/West: 5th Street, 6th Street, 11th Street, 15th Street, MLK Jr. Boulevard.
For more information visit the city Transportation Department’s website.