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The City of Austin is hosting a series of workshops to discuss the implications of sound walls along Mopac.  Please see the following for more information and schedules.

Mopac Sound Wall Workshops

  • Please join us for a PUBLIC MEETING to discuss the Exposition Blvd. Water Improvements Project and related upcoming construction, and to hear updates from the contractor and project team. WHEN: Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. WHERE: O. Henry Middle School, 2610 West 10th St., Austin, TX 78703 CONTACT: Emlea Chanslor, […]

  • Get the latest on the MoPac South Environmental Study at a Nov. 10 Open House WHAT: Open House WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, 3 – 7 p.m. WHERE: Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road Meeting Rooms 1 – 5, Level 2 Parking is complimentary in the Palmer Parking Garage adjacent to the facility with […]

  •   The Mobility Committee will meet on Wednesday, October 07, 2015 at 3:00 PM, AUSTIN CITY HALL 301 W. SECOND STREET AUSTIN, TEXAS Ann Kitchen, Chair Sheri Gallo, Vice Chair Delia Garza Don Zimmerman AGENDA A quorum of the City Council may be present at this meeting. Action will only be taken by the […]

  • 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 […]

  • Ed Wendler, “I’m a NIMBY and proud – how about rest of Austin?”

  • HELP SHAPE MOBILITY IMPROVEMENTS ALONG MOPAC The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and the Texas Department of Transportation will host an Open House this Aprilfor proposed improvements to MoPac between Cesar Chavez Street and Slaughter Lane. Join us to discuss the purpose and need of the project, preliminary alternatives being developed, and draft evaluation criteria. […]

  • TXDoT, CAMPO, and the City of Austin are hosting a series of open houses to get public feedback on changes to IH-35.  The meetings will be held at Akins High School Cafeteria on June 25th from 3-7PM First United Methodist Church of Pflugerville on June 26th from 3-7PM Kealing Middle School Cafeteria on June 27th […]


  • As graduate students at the University of Texas at Austin, we are conducting a research study to explore motor vehicle crash histories of Austin area residents.  Motor vehicle crashes pose a serious threat to the wellbeing of any community: on average, one Texas citizen is killed in a motor vehicle collision about every 3 hours.  Furthermore, one […]

  • Dear Neighbors, It is time to participate in the next step of the process to change Tarrytown Neighborhood Park: When: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 6:00 P.M. Where: Tarrytown Neighborhood Park Purpose: A walk through of the proposed site Decide whether to adopt the new proposed designs (sent to you on 12/30/2011) Next Steps: IF ADOPTED: […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Traffic Study Survey:  As reported at, 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  This survey will help planners determine what types of improvements offer the best opportunity to improve mobility in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 environmental process will take approximately two years. From the TxDOT MoPac1 website ( Project Resumes After a two-year pause due to funding constraints, the MoPac 1 project is about to […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Sustainable Neighborhood Coalition is conducting a survey on how 2010 Transportation Bond money should be spent. If you care about the potential 2010 Transportation Bond, please consider taking the quick 2-minute survey on a couple of key high level issues, to help decision makers understand what you want. The survey closes Saturday, May 14.  Please click […]

  • 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).

  • GROUP 8 STREET RECONSTRUCTION AND UTILITY ADJUSTMENT PROJECTS City of Austin Contact      Randy Harvey, Public Works Department Project Management Division  Office – 512-974-1585  Mobile – 512-964-3040 Design Consultant             Lockwood, Andrews & Newman, Inc. Group 8A – Forest Trail and Stamford Way – Street Reconstruction and Utility Adjustment  COA Sub-Project ID – 7531.006  Full […]

  • MoNAC’s annual meeting will be held at Harris Bell Hall at Westminster Manor Oct 21, 2009 6-9pm.  The official meeting notification and agenda will come out closer to Oct 21.