Emergency maintenance shuts down Austin Municipal Court

Austin Municipal Court seen during an evacuation due to a suspicious package in March 2016. (KXAN Photo)
Austin Municipal Court seen during an evacuation due to a suspicious package in March 2016. (KXAN Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Municipal Court is closed until Friday to allow for emergency building maintenance, the city says.

The downtown location at 700 E. 7th St. will reopen for normal business hours Friday. The city says the Jaime Padron North Substation at 12425 Lamplight Village Ave. and the South Substation at 5700 Manchaca Rd. will both remain open.

The Downtown Austin Community Court is also open.

All appearances and dockets at the Downtown Municipal Court for Wednesday and Thursday are being rescheduled. Additionally, any fines, fees, or penalties due Wednesday or Thursday will be extended until Friday.

During this building closure, the ability to pay fines by phone will be unavailable, the city said. However, fines can still be paid online. You can find information about a ticket or case and ways to pay fines at the Municipal Court’s website here.

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