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Get Ready for This Red River Street Closure That Lasts Into 2015

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Larry D. Moore, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Nv8200p
The Frank Erwin Center sits in the center of the stretch of Red River Street that will remain closed until 2015.

You may want to take a drive along Red River Street this weekend: it’s your last chance before the street is realigned to make way for UT-Austin's new Dell Medical School.

Starting Monday, Red River Street will be closed from Martin Luther King Boulevard to 15th Street – and it’s not scheduled to re-open until January.

The medical school construction is also causing detours of five Capital Metro routes. The following stops on Red River will be moved to the I-35 frontage road, San Jacinto or Trinity Streets:

The University of Texas has more on the closures related to the medical school. The City of Austin notes related roadwork on MLK Boulevard could create traffic delays. 

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