Sixth and Seventh streets closing through Friday

Lanes closed for water line work

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A section of two downtown streets will be closed all week, and it could affect your commute.

Sixth and Seventh streets will be closed between Congress Avenue and Brazos Street starting at 7 a.m. Monday.

Austin Water will be finish up a project that replaces old wastewater pipe.

Police officers will be at Sixth and Congress and Seventh and Brazos to direct traffic and help people get into parking garages in the closed areas.

The roads should reopen by 6 a.m. Friday. 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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