Several downtown I-35 exits closing for remainder of SXSW

(Kevin Schwaller/KXAN)
(Kevin Schwaller/KXAN)

The city will start closing several downtown exits off Interstate 35 starting on Wednesday as South by Southwest continues on.

Southbound IH-35 closures

  • 8th Street exit
  • Cesar Chavez Street exit

Northbound IH-35 closures

  • Cesar Chavez exit
  • Sixth Street exit
  • Sixth Street closed to westbound traffic at the IH-35 frontage road

The closures will be in effect March 12-15 from 10 a.m. to 3 a.m., each day.

Transportation officials say these closures are subject to change at any time and additional closures around the Convention Center may go into effect as conditions change. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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