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Waller Creek Design Finalists Go on Display

Brandon Mulder for KUT News

At an excavation rate of 15 feet per day, the Waller Creek Tunnel Project is well underway beneath downtown Austin. 

Meanwhile, the Waller Creek Conservancy has reached the third and final stage of the Waller Creek design competition that will guide renovations on the above ground portion of the project from Waterloo Park to Lady Bird Lake, when the tunnel is finished in 2014.

The competition has been narrowed down to four finalists who have submitted design concepts and graphics to a jury appointed by the conservancy.

Today, those designs begin a tour throughout the city. They're also available at the Conservancy's website. The public is invited to submit feedback on the designs to the conservancy on site of each display or on the conservancy’s website.

The designs will be on display at these locations:

September 17-19

The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture, Goldsmith Hall

310 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7500, Austin, TX 78712

September 18-30

Laguna Gloria (AMOA-Arthouse)

3809 W. 35th Street, Austin, TX 78703

September 20-21

Austin City Hall

301 West 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701

September 22

Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, 2nd floor lobby

1800 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701

September 23-24

University Medical Center Brackenridge

601 E. 15th Street, Austin, TX 78701

September 25-26

Blanton Museum of Art, Smith Building

200 E. Martin Luther King Blvd., Austin, TX 78701

September 27

Northwest Recreation Center

2913 Northland Dr., Austin, TX 78757

September 28

Oswaldo A.B. Cantu Pan American Recreation Center

2100 E. 3rd St., Austin, TX 78702

September 29

Sustainable Food Center Farmers Market, Republic Square Park

400 W. Guadalupe, Austin, TX 78701

September 30

HOPE Farmers Market

414 Waller St., Austin, TX 78702

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