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Construction Continues at Phase II of Waterloo Greenway: The Confluence

Construction on Waterloo Greenway’s Phase II: The Confluence is well underway, with significant progress made in the last few months. This phase of the project is revitalizing Waller Creek from 4th St. to Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin, and has been a massive undertaking by the City of Austin and Waterloo Greenway Conservancy in […]

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Second Round of Community Engagement Completed for Palm Park

Last month, we completed Phase II of community engagement for Palm Park. We’re excited to share that a total of 1,994 community members participated in our engagement process during Phase II. Our team attended an array of tabling & outreach events, held (5) Bilingual Small Group Community Conversations, gathered feedback through a Virtual Survey available […]

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Join our Palm Park Small Group Conversations

This month, we will be hosting small group conversations to dive deeper into the design of Palm Park. We have a wide range of dates and locations available and hope you will join us for one of the sessions. You can sign up to participate by phone, email, or online through the link below. Snacks […]

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Palm Park Conversations – Event Recap & Online Survey

We’d like to thank everyone who participated in our recent Palm Park Conversations and our generous partners at Wells Fargo for funding our community engagement series through their Community Grant program! There’s still time to share your feedback! Take our online survey below and let us know what a vibrant Palm Park looks like to […]

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The Confluence Update: Water Outage & Long-term Lane Closure on E. 3rd St.

This is an update regarding upcoming impacts from the ongoing construction of The Confluence. Water Outage The City of Austin will briefly turn off water service at 9 a.m. on Friday, September 8, for approximately an hour. Residents and businesses from 601 to 699 E. 3rd St. will potentially be affected. This process is known […]

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Construction Begins at The Confluence

You may notice the contractor clearing some vegetation for access, concentrating on removing invasive plants first. Please keep in mind that the project will include extensive plantings of native vegetation and trees. The project will improve both the water quality in Waller Creek and wildlife habitat.

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Waterloo Greenway and the City of Austin Break Ground on Phase II: The Confluence

13-Acre Project to Increase Connectivity, Revitalize Creek Around Central Business District AUSTIN, TEXAS – May 3, 2023 – Waterloo Greenway Conservancy and the City of Austin broke ground this morning on The Confluence, the second phase of Waterloo Greenway’s comprehensive plan to revitalize Waller Creek and create a 1.5-mile greenway stretching from Waterloo Park at its […]

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Phase II Meet the Contractor Virtual Meeting April 18

The next phase of Waterloo Greenway, The Confluence, will connect 4th Street to Lady Bird Lake in collaboration with the City of Austin and construction partner, Jay-Reese Contractors.  Join us for a virtual meeting before construction begins this spring! Tuesday, April 18, 20236:00 PM About The ConfluenceExtensive work will include creek reconstruction to stabilize eroded slopes, creating habitats […]

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