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"Permit-Free" Parking

Effective August 31, at 6 p.m., the “Permit-Free” amnesty period in perimeter parking zones* will expire. All vehicles parked in those locations after August 31 must have a valid Texas State Permit displayed. Please purchase your Texas State permit online at

* Perimeter zones include Lots P5, P8, P9, P10, P12, P14, P15, Jowers Access, and Round Rock perimeter. “Permit Free” Parking is not allowed in Commuter Lots C12 and C13.

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Physical Plant Partial Parking Lot Closure

On Monday, June 18, 2018, at 5:30 a.m., the reconstruction of the retaining wall for the R2 Sessom (Physical Plant) Parking Lot will begin.  Temporary fencing will be erected and portions of the parking lot will be closed until Thursday, January 3, 2019.  This work will require the two exterior staircases to be closed for the duration of the project; however, the front steps will remain open to provide access to the building.  Please note the Emergency Blue Light Call Phone will be disabled and bagged on Friday, June 15, 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact Barbara Delgado, Construction Contract Administrator, at or 512-673-2245.

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Closure Notice: CM Allen Parkway

On Monday, July 30, 2018, at 7:00 a.m., the City of San Marcos will be closing CM Allen Parkway, from Hopkins Street to University Drive, in order to reconstruct all four traffic lanes. This City of San Marcos project is currently expected to reach completion in October 2019. During the reconstruction project, all four existing lanes will be closed, and detour signs will be posted to help re-route traffic onto Edward Gary Street.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Gregory J. Schwarz, PE, LEED AP
Senior Engineer | Capital Improvements/Engineering
630 E Hopkins, San Marcos, TX 78666 512.393.8140