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Thursday, October 16th, 2014

City to celebrate LBJ Drive re-opening with block party

The city of San Marcos is throwing a downtown block party to celebrate the re-opening of North LBJ Drive, epicenter of a major capital improvement program that has frustrated traffic — and business owners — for the better part of two years.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Downtown project closes University-LBJ intersection

The southeast portion of the University Drive/LBJ Drive intersection is closed this week — and is projected to remain closed for three weeks — as part of the city’s messy, long-running Downtown Reconstruction Project.

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.

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Council to consider resolution against CenterPoint increase

The San Marcos City Council will consider a resolution opposing a proposed rate increase for CenterPoint Energy at the Jan. 4 meeting. If the council doesn't act by Jan. 7, the rate increases will be considered approved.

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

City announces street projects for week

San Marcos officials have announced street construction projects affecting traffic through Saturday. Look out the the intersection of Hutchison and Comanche Streets, and various railroad crossings in town will be closed at various times.

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Another week of road work announced by city

San Marcos officials have announced the road work in town for this week. A big drainage project near the Ebony Street and Parker Drive now will close that intersection through October.

Monday, September 27th, 2010

City announces another week of same road projects

San Marcos officials have announced road projects affecting traffic for the next week. Except for a couple minor closures for core samplings, there's nothing new. That means Comanche Street, Riverside Drive, East McCarty lane and the other...

Monday, September 20th, 2010

City announces no new road closures, but all the old ones

Nothing new to report from San Marcos officials regarding road closings due to construction projects. But there's nothing to unreport, either. All the closures we've come to enjoy will be with us for a while.

Monday, September 13th, 2010

City announces road projects for week

San Marcos officials have announced the street closures affecting traffic for the week of Sept. 12-18. The Riverside Drive closure, delayed by weather last week, is on this week. The street will be closed north of Cheatham...

Sunday, September 5th, 2010

Riverside Drive closure highlights city street projects

San Marcos officials have announced the street closures affecting traffic for the week of Sept. 5-11. The big one is happening on Riverside Drive, which will be closed north of Cheatham Street for more than a month...

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