Construction

As part of the Transit Oriented Development Ordinance No. 20050519-008, the Watershed Protection Department identified needed storm water infrastructure improvements on East Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (MLK) near the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Capital Metro) Red Line crossing. During heavy rain events, there is potential for this area to become impassable along MLK.

In order to maintain reliable delivery of drinking water to City of Austin customers, The Public Works Department and Austin Water are undertaking two major improvement projects within the Albert R. Davis Water Treatment Plant. These projects will upgrade and replace several electrical and mechanical components of the plant, including constructing a new medium service pump station building and electrical substation building.

The voter-approved Dove Springs Public Health Facility is coming! In November 2018, voters approved $16 million for a new public health and services in the Dove Springs area. The goal is to offer a range of neighborhood center services to the Dove Springs community.

The facility address is 5811 Palo Blanco Lane. The building project has started its Design phase after hearing from the community.

 

In 2016, the Austin City Council directed staff to establish a pilot program to help inform possible recommendations for installing permanent public restrooms in the downtown area. During the pilot program, a temporary restroom facility was moved between five downtown locations for set periods of time. Based on the usage data and other information collected, specific locations were identified for installation of permanent restroom units.

The City of Austin is seeking to reduce the risk of Riverine Flooding and Storms to the health and safety of the 557,807 residents in the project service area. Of that total population, 287,579, or 51.56% meet the criteria for Low- and Moderate-Income benefit.

The Lady Bird Lake - Canterbury at Mildred Emergency Street and Utility Repair project will repair and improve the failed roads in the project area. This is an urgent construction project coordinated among several City departments: Watershed Protection, Austin Water, Parks and Recreation and Public Works. The general project scope includes the rehabilitation of the road and enhancing the existing infrastructure in the area. The infrastructure improvements will include storm drain lines, water utilities, wastewater utilities, sidewalks, and the roadway. 

The City of Austin Public Works Department is currently in the process of designing the Meadow Lake Boulevard street extension project. 

The N Lamar Blvd and Burnet Rd Corridor Improvements project (Project ID: 9383.002) is funded from the voter-approved 2012 General Obligation Bond Program, with a total allocation of $15 million, supplemented with other sources, to address multi-modal corridor improvements identified in the N Lamar Blvd/Burnet Rd Corridor Mobility Report.

Construction of a new bridge designed to handle current-day loading conditions, increasing vehicular traffic, and increased safety and multi-modal transportation options for bicyclists and pedestrians.

The Sabine Street Promenade project, located along Sabine Street between 4th and 6th Streets, gives priority to bicyclists and pedestrians by creating a festival street atmosphere.