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Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Design work underway on temporary Post Road bridge

With construction of a permanent replacement not expected to begin until sometime next summer, Hays County Pct. 4 Commissioner Ray Whisenant says he is moving quickly to build a temporary crossing where floodwaters destroyed the Post Road-Blanco River bridge on May 24.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Hays County, TxDOT sign funding agreement for Post Road bridge wrecked by floodwaters

UPDATED 12:19 p.m. JULY 14 | More than seven weeks after the historic Blanco River flood dismantled the low-lying Post Road bridge in northern San Marcos, state transportation officials have agreed to allocate federal bridge...

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Home builders approach 1,000 new units in Hays County’s corridor cities

Last year, a net average of 124 people moved to Hays County each week, and the influx shows no sign of letting up. Homebuilders large and small are vying for a piece of the steady demand.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Water main work to frustrate Post Road traffic

Construction of a new water main along Post Road is expected to delay southbound traffic between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily, beginning today and lasting until sometime in October.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Brookfield Residential constructing miles-long water line to service Blanco Vista

Brookfield Residential, developers of Blanco Vista subdivision in far north San Marcos, has begun construction of a 2.8- mile-long, 16-inch diameter water line along Post Road.

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Kyle council puts brakes on Yarrington truck stop

For a second time in little more than a year, the Kyle City Council on Wednesday rejected zoning changes that would have allowed construction of a major truck stop on Interstate 35 at Yarrington Road.

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

San Marcos, Kyle at odds over proposed truck stop

A developer’s plans for a retail center anchored by a major interstate truck stop at Yarrington Road has so riled residents of proximate neighborhoods that San Marcos City Manager Jim Nuse last week preemptively announced his opposition,...

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

Austin HBA to throw crawfish shindig at Blanco Vista

The Home Builders Association of Greater Austin will hold its annual crawfish boil this year at the Blanco Vista subdivision in northern San Marcos. It is the first time the influential regional trade group is staging the...

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Real Estate: Week of 01/09/12

A sampling of current listings for homes for sale in the Blanco Vista subdivision.

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

20 neighborhoods hold ‘Night Out’ block parties

Twenty neighborhood groups hosted block parties and mingled with city officials and first responders Oct. 4 to celebrate National Night Out.

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