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ACL Music Festival Will Cause Street Closures Around Downtown

Updated: Wednesday, October 10 2012, 01:01 PM CDT

The Austin City Limits Music Festival, which kicks off this weekend, will close streets around Zilker Park beginning Thursday.

Those streets are:

  • Barton Springs Road from Robert E. Lee to Rollingwood Drive.
  • Stratford Drive from Barton Springs Road to Nature Center Trail.
  • Barton Springs Road/Lou Neff to Stratford Drive (right lane westbound).
Drivers should expect major delays in that area.  To get a complete list of street closures, visit  The streets reopen Monday morning.

The Zilker Botanical Gardens and Austin Nature and Science Center will be closed during the festival. Barton Springs Pool will remain open to the public.

Here are a few festival reminders for those attending this year’s ACL.
  • Check the FAQ and get other festival related information at:
  • Wear sensible shoes, clothes and bring personal protective items such as hats/sunglasses.
  • Apply gel or lotion based sunscreen and insect repellent (non-aerosol type).
  • The festival is a smoke free event site, and patrons may only smoke outside the event grounds on the street.
  • Use the free festival shuttle to the event site.
  • Festival attendees are reminded not to park illegally on right-of-way areas, block or park too close to corners or hydrants in the neighboring areas.  Public safety personnel will be routinely patrolling the affected areas.
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