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Plan a head for the President's visit..

President Obama is in town for a fundraiser @ the ATX Music Hall! Traffic is going to be FUBAR, and so are bus schedules. His speech starts around 5:45pm, which means rush hour traffic tomorrow won't be nice.... He's be coming from an earlier fundraiser in San Antonio. The President also has  a second Capital city event hosted by Tom Meredith – Dell’s former finance chief.

What will be affected tomorrow:
 2nd Street, 3rd Street, Guadalupe, Lavaca and San Antonio.

It will also affect some of Capital Metro's downtown bus routes. Capital Metro says riders should expect delays and even cancellations.

Nine of its bus routs are scheduled to be detoured from 1 p.m. until approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday night. The following routes are currently scheduled for detours:

'B7 'B7#3 Burnet/Manchaca (southbound)

'B7 #110 South Central Flyer (southbound)

'B7 #171 Oak Hill Flyer (northbound & southbound)

'B7 #935 Tech Ridge Express (northbound)

'B7 #970 Lantana Express

'B7 #982 Pavilion Express (northbound & southbound)

'B7 #983 N. U.S. 183 Express (northbound & southbound)

'B7 #985 Leander/Lakeline Direct (northbound)

'B7 #987 Leander/NW Express (northbound)


*The major corridors, César Chavez, I 35, Congress and Lamar, are not expected to be affected.

*Specific detourinformation is available on the Capital Metro website at www.capmetro.org in the “Service Alerts” section on the main page. Ridersare urged to check the website for the latest detour information or call the GOLine at 512-474-1200 prior to beginning their trip. Updated information willalso be available on the Capital Metro Twitter feed at @CapMetroNews

07/16/2012 3:31PM
PLan a head for the President's visit..
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