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Sunday Doins' Around Austin

Congress Avenue Austin at the bridge
Congress Avenue Austin at the bridge


There's a void in the roadway, dear Liza, dear Liza and it's right under Congress Avenue near Riverside Drive. Construction crews started filling the void, which was discovered during a waterline dig, Sunday at 7:00 a.m.  The construction will affect rush hour traffic through Christmas Eve. Only one lane northbound on Congress near Riverside drive will be open.
The City of Austin is asking for comment on its Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program rules. Up for discussion are changes that would require companies to give more notice before submitting a bid. The city is accepting comments through Tuesday. 
The Lake Travis Cavaliers football team won their 4th state title in row Saturday night. The team beat Denton Ryan 27-7 in a game played at Cowboys Stadium. The Austin American-Statesman has a story on the emotions stirred by the win. News 8 Austin has a video of the award celebration.

Emily Donahue is a former grants writer for KUT. She previously served as news director and helped launch KUT’s news department in 2001.