Section of Red River to close for Dell Medical School construction

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Red River street will close on April 12 from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to 15th Street and will remain closed for the rest of the year.

The street closure marks the beginning of construction for the teaching hospital at the Dell Medical School. Other roadwork associated with the Dell Medical School construction will begin March 30 on 15th Street and April 20 on MLK. These streets will remain open, but traffic delays are expected.

Red River is expected to reopen to through traffic in January 2015. 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. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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