Second public meeting slated for one-way project

Published 5:47 pm Friday, December 8, 2023

A second public information meeting will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 13 to receive further public input on the City of Austin’s plans to reconstruct Oakland Avenue and First Avenue SW. 

The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Austin Public Library,  located at 323 Fourth Avenue NE.  A short presentation will be made, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Feedback from the first public informational meeting, which was held in November, has been used to modify the design options that are under consideration. The modified design options will be presented and discussed on Dec. 13.

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The City of Austin’s Capital Improvement Plan includes a full reconstruction of Oakland Avenue from 12th Street NW to 1st Street NE and 1st Avenue SW from 12th Street SW to Main Street.

Construction on the project is planned to be completed in phases beginning in 2025 and completed in 2027.

To be notified of future public meetings and project updates, interested parties should text “Oakland” to 507-296-7890 or go to