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North LBJ Drive

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

City to host meeting on new North LBJ, Oakridge Drive construction

City officials will host a public meeting on a forthcoming capital improvement project to replace water and wastewater infrastructure on North LBJ Drive and Oakridge Drive in the Tanglewood and Highland neighborhoods.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Years in the making, North LBJ project to officially open with celebration next week

Partially closed for more than three years by back-to-back public works projects, North LBJ Drive re-opened on Sept. 4 with a dedicated bike lane and yawning sidewalks on both sides. New water, wastewater and drainage facilities run...

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

City to shut down heavily traveled Sessom Drive for more than a month

Sessom Drive between Loquat Street and North LBJ Drive — a ⅓-mile segment used by nearly 10,000 vehicles each weekday — will be closed to traffic for five weeks or more starting Wednesday, July 9.

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Construction to squeeze Sessom to one lane each direction

Starting today, construction crews will begin utility, roadway and sidewalk improvements of the intersection at North LBJ and Sessom drives as part of the ongoing North LBJ Reconstruction Project.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Major street closures snarl San Marcos traffic as crews scramble

Road reconstruction and repair projects are choking traffic on two major thoroughfares this week as crews rush to complete work during Texas State University’s Spring Break.

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Major reconstruction on North LBJ Drive starts Monday

The long-awaited $6.6 million street, sidewalk, drainage and utility project on a major arterial north of Texas State University will get underway on Monday, Oct. 14, with portions of North LBJ Drive and Chestnut Streets becoming one-way...

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Downtown merchants hope sidewalk sale boosts business

San Marcos business owners who say they have been hit hard by months of major construction on North LBJ and Hutchison streets will hold a sidewalk sale on Saturday, April 20.

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Apartment developer wins over Elm Hill Court foes

All but one Elm Hill Court resident has withdrawn their name from a petition opposing expansion of the Hillside Ranch apartment complex on North LBJ Drive.

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Brawl leaves blood on downtown San Marcos street

A post-bar closing brawl that a witness said involved seven or eight people left one man hospitalized and injured another Thursday night in downtown San Marcos.

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Council gives first nod to downtown alcohol ban

A San Marcos ordinance that would ban alcohol consumption outdoors downtown during late night hours appears destined for approval this month.

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