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For more information about Camp Mabry access, please contact the Texas Military Department’s State Public Affairs Office at 512-782-5620 or email at email@example.com.
For information about the 35th Street Underground Electrical Service Project, please contact Ms. Courtney Black at the City of Austin Public Works Department at 512-974-7972 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLIC RELEASE:
AUSTIN, Texas (October 13, 2016) – Beginning Monday, October 17, 2016, Camp Mabry officials will open an additional entry and exit point to the base, in Austin, Texas at 45th Street and Mopac.
“We have temporarily opened additional entry points to Camp Mabry as a way to expedite traffic onto post during peak hours, as well as lessen the amount of vehicles on a main corridor while construction crews are present,” said Maj. Paul Mancuso, Camp Mabry Garrison Commander. “This will help ensure the safety of everyone in the area.”
The opening of this additional gate is in conjunction with the City of Austin’s 35th Street Underground Electrical Service Project and will allow visitors another option to enter and exit the post. This temporary 45th Street gate will be open for inbound and outbound traffic from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Weekend and after-hours traffic will need to access the post from 35th Street, as it will remain open and fully operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Those accessing Camp Mabry from 35th Street are asked to use caution in the area and allow for extra travel time, as lane reductions will be in place between Hillview Road and Foothill Drive.
“The project is expected to be complete in early 2017 and will help maintain reliable delivery of drinking water to City of Austin customers,” said Courtney Black, Senior Public Information Specialist for the Public Works Department. “The end result of this project will be a more efficient power supply for the Davis Water Treatment Plant, which includes the construction a new medium pump station and power distribution upgrade.”
For more information about Camp Mabry access please contact the state Public Affairs Office at 512-782-5620 or by email at email@example.com.
For questions about the 35th Underground Electrical Service Duct Bank Project, please contact the City of Austin Public Works Department at 512-974-7972 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information about the project can also be found on the city’s website: http://www.austintexas.gov/department/35th-street-underground-electrical-service-project.
Upon completion of the 35th Street Project, Camp Mabry will revert back to its normal entrance and exit points and schedule a time to close the 45th Street gate to inbound traffic. Details regarding this closure will be forthcoming.
The mission of the Texas Military Department (TMD) is to provide the Governor and the President with ready and trained forces in support of the citizens of Texas and State and Federal civil/military authorities at home and abroad.
The Texas Military Department is commanded by the Adjutant General of Texas, the state's senior military official appointed by the governor, and is comprised of the Texas Military Department (formerly the Adjutant General's Department), the Texas Army National Guard (TXARNG), the Texas Air National Guard (TXANG), the Texas State Guard (TXSG) and the Domestic Operations Command (DOMOPS).
For more information about the Texas Military Department visit our Website at https://tmd.texas.gov.