Construction around Seaholm closes temporary bikeway

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The bikeway that runs along the Seaholm development will be closed until 2016 while construction crews work on building sidewalks in the area.

In order to construct the sidewalks, the construction along Cesar Chavez Boulevard from San Antonio Street to Shoal Creek will close the temporary bikeway located on Cesar Chavez Boulevard. Bicycle and pedestrian traffic will now detour to the new Walter E. Seaholm Drive. Cyclists and pedestrians can access destinations downtown and west of downtown by using Third Street instead of Cesar Chavez Boulevard.


By the end of 2016, multiple bicycle and pedestrian improvement projects in the Seaholm District will be complete.

Map of the closed bike lane and the detour.
Map of the closed bike lane and the detour.


The red line indicates the closure, the green line indicates the new route. 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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