Street Sealant Work in Sun City: Updated Dec. 7

Update, Dec. 7: The street sealant work in Sun City has been hampering residential seasonal shopping traffic and local parcel deliveries.  To reduce disruptions, City crews will be finishing the roadways already started and suspending further sealing until after the first of the year. Existing work should be completed by Wednesday, December 9. (See the updated schedule … Continue reading “Street Sealant Work in Sun City: Updated Dec. 7”

Concrete Analysis on Austin Avenue Bridges

This week technicians with WJE, an engineering and materials science firm, took samples of concrete from the Austin Avenue Bridges over the San Gabriel River. Using a small drilling machine, non-destructive core samples were taken from the bridge deck and the bridge support structures. Ground penetrating radar technology also is being used to determine the … Continue reading “Concrete Analysis on Austin Avenue Bridges”

Sidewalk Master Plan Receives Two Awards

The Sidewalk Master Plan will receive an award from the Central Texas American Planning Association. The award for Best Long Range Plan of 2015 will be presented at the association’s annual awards event on September 26 in Bastrop. In October, the plan will be recognized during the annual conference of the American Planning Association Texas … Continue reading “Sidewalk Master Plan Receives Two Awards”

Repaving on Williams Drive: Update

Update: Repaving work on Williams Drive is scheduled to continue on Monday, Aug. 17 in the segment from Lakeway Drive to Serenada Drive. Repaving is not scheduled for the weekend, but should resume on Monday, Aug. 17 and should be completed on Tuesday, Aug. 18. — Repaving work on Williams Drive starts on Monday, August 10 … Continue reading “Repaving on Williams Drive: Update”

Street Resurfacing August 6 – 21

Street resurfacing with a chip seal treatment on several Georgetown roads is scheduled for August 6 – 21 in the area south of University Ave as shown in the map. Chip seal resurfacing involves applying a layer of emulsion to the roadway followed by a layer of small-sized gravel. Unless otherwise noted, the entire length … Continue reading “Street Resurfacing August 6 – 21”

Transportation Bond Approved, Gipson Wins District 5

Georgetown voters have approved the transportation bonds on the May 9 ballot.  These are the unofficial final results for the transportation bond election from Williamson County Elections: Votes: Percent: For:  2,281  75.18% Against:  753  24.82% These are the unofficial final results in the District 5 City Council election from Williamson County Elections: Votes: Percent: Ty … Continue reading “Transportation Bond Approved, Gipson Wins District 5”

Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey

The City of Georgetown is currently in the process of completing a Hazard Mitigation Plan.  Input from the community is needed for the project team to identify and analyze potential hazards affecting residents and recommend possible actions to reduce their impact. Hazards can include droughts, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, and other major disasters. A public … Continue reading “Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey”

Airport Tower Funding From TXDOT and City Approved

Update: Today the FAA has delayed tower closures until June 15th.  So the City contracts and funding of the tower will not begin until June 16th if TxDOT allows the grant to be extended to that date. The Georgetown city council voted this morning to accept an emergency short-term grant from the Texas Department of Transportation … Continue reading “Airport Tower Funding From TXDOT and City Approved”

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