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Wonder World Drive Extension

Friday, November 5th, 2010

San Marcos to dedicate Craddock Ave. extension

The City of San Marcos will celebrate the opening of the Craddock Avenue Extension at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 10 at the Bishop Street intersection with the new roadway. The public is invited to participate in the event.

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Brad Rollins’ Blog: A monument to getting things done

No single person is responsible for the new Wonder World Drive extension. But without Mayor Susan Narvaiz's dogged pursuit of funding, Saturday's celebration might not have been possible.

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Former Councilmember Guerrero announces run for mayor

Former San Marcos City Councilmember Daniel Guerrero has announced his run for mayor after a two-year absence from the council. Guerrero will run against Councilmember John Thomaides and former mayoral candidate Dan McCarthy.

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

Wonder World Drive extension opens to fanfare after 20 years

Local officials and residents opened the long awaited Wonder World Drive extension Saturday, providing San Marcos with its first smooth east-west access by linking Interstate-35 with RR 12.

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

The Weekend: A road opens, art beckons and bands, as always, play on

The Wonder World extension linking east to west San Marcos will open grandly this weekend. You can also hear music, catch a good movie out in the Texas moonlight and see some mighty pretty quilts.

Monday, July 19th, 2010

City plans fanfare for awaited Wonder World extension opening

More than two decades in the making, an extension of Wonder World Drive between Hunter Road and Ranch Road 12 will be opened to traffic before the week's end.

Monday, July 19th, 2010

A brief history of the Wonder World Drive extension

From its first recommendation in 1987 to its opening this week, short road has been a long time coming.

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Wonder World extension officially opens Saturday

Public officials from all levels of government will be on hand for a ceremony and dedication Saturday to open the Wonder World Drive extension, a $26.28 million road that is the largest transportation in San Marcos city...

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Council gives rezoning approval for Buie tract

Developers who want to build a mixed-use project that includes 456 residential units on a forthcoming extension of Craddock Avenue cleared another hurdle on Tuesday when the San Marcos City Council approved a package of controversial rezoning...

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...

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