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Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Portion of McCarty Lane closed Thursday

McCarty Lane is closed to through traffic Thursday east of the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center to the intersection of Old Bastrop Highway for installation of a 24-inch wastewater line. The road will be open to traffic by 3 p.m.

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...

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Task force could ask city to restrict river access

A city task force could ask the San Marcos City Council to restrict access to the San Marcos River during periods of low flow. Otherwise, according to task force members, a state program could force such restrictions...

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...

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

RR 12 project could cut Wonder World Drive traffic counts

Just after the Wonder World Drive extension from Hunter Road to RR 12 opens in late July, Hays County will begin improvements on RR 12 in September. San Marcos officials are concerned that the RR 12 work...

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

San Marcos council again extends SOB moratorium

San Marcos City Councilmembers have called for another two-month extension of a moratorium against sexually oriented businesses. By the time the latest extension expires on June 30, the council will have kept the "emergency" moratorium alive for...

Monday, February 8th, 2010

Spring Lake water protection moves forward

Three local entities -- San Marcos, Hays County and Texas State -- recently formalized their intention to cooperate on a protection plan for the Upper San Marcos Watershed, including Spring Lake. Texas State River Systems Institute (RSI)...

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Student Government Day revived

The San Marcos Student Government Day participants might just give city officials a run for their money as they tackle city issues Friday from City Hall, the school district's central office, and the Hays County Commissioners Court.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Major railroad rebuild to close local road crossings

A major Union Pacific railroad reconstruction project is expected to close a succession of at-grade road crossings starting Monday, Oct. 26, with Centerpoint Road in south San Marcos.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Railroad crossing fixes expected to slow traffic

The Hays County Road Department said three railroad crossings at County-maintained roads in the San Marcos area will undergo repairs by Union Pacific Railroad beginning Monday.

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