Visit on May 9 to Cause
Road Closures, Bus
(May 7, 2013) – Due to the presidential visit to Austin on
Thursday, May 9, the Austin Police Department and U.S. Secret Service will be
coordinating road closures in the downtown area.
Capital Metro service will be
detoured within the following perimeters: 6th Street, 9th
Street, Brazos and
Trinity. As a result,
14 bus routes will be detoured from around 10 a.m. until approximately 2 p.m. on
Thursday, May 9.
Please be advised that detours may
be altered or cancelled per the direction of APD and the U.S. Secret
Signage will be posted at each
affected bus stop alerting passengers to the detours and providing alternative
stops. Information is also available onboard buses. Passengers can pick up their
bus at any stop along the detoured routes.
Specific detour information will be
available soon on the
Capital Metro website at capmetro.org in the
“Service Alerts” section on the main page. Riders are urged to check the website
for the latest detour information or call the GO Line at 512-474-1200 prior to
beginning their trip.
- 1L/1M North
- 3 Burnet/Manchaca
- 5 Woodrow/South
- 7 Duval/Dove
- 10 South First/Red
- 17 Cesar
- 30 Barton
- 101 North
Lamar/South Congress Limited
If road closures extend into the
afternoon rush hour, the following routes will also be
- 127 Dove Springs
- 142 Metric
- 990 Manor/Elgin
area of detoured service and street closures.
MEDIA CONTACT INFORMATION:
Melissa Ayala, (512) 389-7572,
(972) 765-3642 cell, firstname.lastname@example.org