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Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

City, county agree to move forward on McCarty Lane

Hays County commissioners and San Marcos city council members both cast votes Tuesday authorizing the city to move forward on improvements to McCarty Lane, even though the initiative will cost the county up to $5 million in pass-through funds from the Texas Department of Transportation.

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

McCarty Lane to close for utility work

The City of San Marcos will close McCarty Lane from July 19 to Aug. 6 from east of the Embassy Suites Hotel & City of San Marcos Conference Center to the intersection of Old Bastrop Highway for...

Monday, June 28th, 2010

City work on McCarty could cost county $4M

Hays County Judge Liz Sumter wants San Marcos officials to halt work on East McCarty Lane between Interstate-35 and San Marcos High School, saying the work jeopardizes $15.8 million in pass through funding from the state. The...

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

E. McCarty Lane to close May 13 for utility work

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 13, McCarty Lane will be closed to through traffic east of the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center to the intersection of Old Bastrop Highway for installation of a 24...

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

City breaks ground for $6.5 million McCarty Lane reconstruction

Mayor Susan Narvaiz and the city council led a ground breaking ceremony Tuesday, April 13 to mark the start of the $6.5 million widening and reconstruction of McCarty Lane east of the City of San Marcos Conference...

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

San Marcos loop work on the road again

After its latest detour through thorny politics surrounding Iraq war contractor KBR, engineering work will soon be underway on the county's portion of Farm-to-Market Road 110.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

County cuts out of KBR deal

After two weeks of contemplation, Hays County commissioners cancelled a road engineering contract with KBR. Hays County Precinct 1 Commissioner Debbie Ingalsbe (above) made the motion.

Friday, March 27th, 2009

KBR contract still up in the air

A engineering contract with Kellogg Brown and Root for part of the first phase of the San Marcos loop is not on the Hays County commissioners court agenda for Tuesday.

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Video: Veterans press Hays County to dump KBR

Video of Hays County Commissioners Court testimony and discussion of an engineering contract with Kellogg Brown and Root for a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 110.

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Veterans’ concerns over KBR puts loop engineering contract on hold

Hays County leaders have delayed executing an engineering contract with Kellogg Brown and Root after servicemen argued that the company's alleged war-zone failures means they ought not be awarded taxpayer money.

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