Keep this in mind:
Street closures have been announced for next week's X Games.
Thursday, June 5th, through Sunday, June 8th, at the Circuit of the Americas in southeast Travis County.
But street closures in the Downtown Austin area begin on Tuesday at 12:01 a.m. and will remain in place through noon on Friday:
- Congress Avenue from the north curb line of 9th St. to the Capitol
- 11th St from Lavaca to the San Jacinto
- 10th St from Brazos to Colorado
- Northbound traffic on Brazos St. will be forced to turn east bound onto 11th St. out of the closure area
- Traffic going northbound on Lavaca St. should not be impacted
- Traffic going northbound on Congress Ave from 8th St. will encounter lane reductions and will be forced to turn eastbound onto 9th St.
- Traffic on 5th, 6th, 7th Streets should not be impacted
Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area due to potential delays.
The Austin Police Department says drivers obstructing an intersection or crosswalk for pedestrians will be ticketed.