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Construction to close I-35 during commencement weekend

Interstate 35 between Austin and San Marcos will be closed starting 9 p.m. Friday, May 9 through late Sunday due to construction, and anyone planning to attend commencement ceremonies at Texas State University-San Marcos should make travel plans accordingly. Travelers coming to San Marcos from the north should allow ample extra time to navigate the closure or consider alternate rotes, such as using U.S.281 or State Highway 21.

Degree candidates from the College of Liberal Arts and the University College will attend the 10 a.m. Friday, May 9, graduation ceremony.

Degree candidates from the colleges of Applied Arts and Fine Arts and Communication will attend the 2 p.m. ceremony on Friday, May 9.

Candidates from the College of Science and the McCoy College of Business Administration will attend the 6 p.m. ceremony on May 9.

Candidates from the colleges of Education and Health Professions will attend the ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10.

Texas Supreme Court Justice Dale Wainwright will deliver the commencement address during the ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday.

By JAYME BLASCHKE
University News Service

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#1 Comment By Ted Marchut On 05/08/2008 @ 7:52 am

Any idea which exits mark the beginning and end of the closure?

#2 Comment By Megan On 05/09/2008 @ 5:39 am

The closures begin 9pm on Friday and go all weekend.

#3 Comment By Ted Marchut On 05/09/2008 @ 8:53 am

Yes, but where is the highway closed? What is the last open exit on each end?