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Aquarena Springs Drive

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

‘Significant delays’ expected for weeks during Aquarena Springs overpass construction

Ongoing construction of a new railroad overpass will continue to pinch Aquarena Spring Drive from five lanes to two between Interstate 35 and Texas State University through late March.

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Video: Armed robbers hit Sac-N-Pac on Aquarena Springs Drive

San Marcos police are asking for help identifying two men who robbed the Sac-N-Pac convenience store at 1636 Aquarena Springs Drive at about 8:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Suspect at-large six weeks after armed robbery at Aquarena Springs apartments

Fearing he will strike again if he isn’t caught, San Marcos police investigators are asking for help identifying a suspect who robbed a man at gunpoint six weeks ago in a parking lot at the Riverside Ranch...

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Work begins on Hopkins, Aquarena interstate interchanges

Construction has begun on a pair of new interchanges where Aquarena Springs Drive (Loop 82) and Hopkins Street (Texas 80) cross under Interstate 35.

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

TxDOT plans overpass at Texas 123, Wonder World [PRO]

Texas Department of Transportation officials plan to build an overpass that will take traffic on Texas 123 up and over Wonder World Drive on San Marcos’ eastern outskirts.

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Aquarena Springs overpass moving forward

The city of San Marcos Engineering Department and the Texas Department of Transportation will host an open house on Thursday, March 21 to discuss plans and take public comment on construction of an overpass on Aquarena Springs...

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Interactive: Hays County lays out longterm roads plan

Explore new and expanded roads recommended for construction in the most recent draft of the Hays County Transportation Plan. The Hays County Commissioners Court will consider the projects starting Jan. 15 at an 11 a.m. workshop.

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Interactive: Hays County plans for San Marcos roads

Most major thoroughfares in San Marcos are recommended for widening under the most recent draft of the Hays County Transportation Plan. Huge projects such as the San Marcos Loop and an extension of Texas 21 to Posey...

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Aquarena Springs overpass to pay tribute to university, river

A long-awaited railroad overpass on Aquarena Springs Drive is being designed as a maroon-accented complement to Bobcat Stadium, which has just undergone its own striking transformation.

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Hays County gets $1 million for Aquarena overpass

Hays County has committed $1 million from federal transportation funds to help pay for a railroad overpass on Aquarena Springs Drive if the money is used within three years.

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