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Here's What We Know About the Traffic Impact of Trump's Visit Today

Graphic by Gage Skidmore / Todd Wiseman

Not much specific.

Austin Police are not releasing details of Trump's route, but we do know where he's going and when he's scheduled to be there.

His plane is supposed to land at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport around 2 p.m. according to this tweet from APD:

From ABIA, he'll have to make his way downtown to ACL Live at the Moody Theater, where he'll do a town hall event with Sean Hannity from Fox News from 4 to 6 p.m.

That could mean traffic snarls on SH71 and along several potential routes between the airport and the Moody, which is at Second Street between Guadalupe and Lavaca. 

After the Hannity event, Trump will make his way north to a fundraiser at the Headliners Club at Sixth Street and Lavaca. 

Downtown traffic could be exacerbated by a protest planned by the state and county Democratic parties. They're planning to rally outside the Moody Theater from 2 to 4 p.m. Then they're marching to the Headliners Club for another rally.

After the Headliners Club fundraiser, Trump will head out to the Travis County Expo Center on Decker Lane for a rally that is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.

Of course, these are scheduled times for all of these events and some may start later than planned. Not knowing the exact routes, or the size of the motorcade or the exact may just mean it's a good idea to avoid parts of downtown altogether this afternoon. 

Matt Largey is the Projects Editor at KUT. That means doing a little bit of everything: editing reporters, producing podcasts, reporting, training, producing live events and always being on the lookout for things that make his ears perk up. Got a tip? Email him at Follow him on Twitter @mattlargey.
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