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August 6, 2021 Austin Chronicle article about Oak Hill Tree removal halted

https://www.austinchronicle.com/news/2021-08-06/public-notice-trade-offs-and-throughput/ 

 

August 5, 2021 KXAN story about the stopping of tree removal by TxDot and why we are protesting

https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/oak-hill-parkway-project-stopped-after-groups-raise-environmental-concerns/ 

 

August 2, 2021 Austin Monitor story about halting of tree clearing pending court hearing

https://www.austinmonitor.com/stories/2021/08/federal-judge-orders-halt-to-oak-hill-tree-removal-for-now/ 

August 2, 2021 CBS Austin story about Federal Judge stops TxDot from bulldozing protected trees.

https://cbsaustin.com/news/local/federal-judge-stops-txdot-from-bulldozing-protected-trees-in-oak-hill

August 1, 2021 Community Impact article about TxDot temporarily stopping cutting down trees but construction continues

https://communityimpact.com/austin/southwest-austin-dripping-springs/transportation/2021/08/02/txdot-temporarily-halts-removal-of-trees-but-oak-hill-parkway-construction-continues/ 


July 9, 2021 KVUE story about SBCA asking Dept. of Transportation Secretery Pete Buttigieg to stop Oak Hill Parkway

https://www.kvue.com/article/money/economy/boomtown-2040/neighborhood-and-environmental-groups-call-pete-buttigieg-to-stop-oak-hill-parkway-project/269-bc31d381-1a39-4e0f-945b-353572444782 

 

July 2, 2021 TX press release about Oak Hill Parkway ground breaking 

https://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/media-center/local-news/austin/011-2021.html

July 2, 2021 FOX news story about TxDot ground breaking ceremony for Oak Hill Parkway. 

https://www.fox7austin.com/news/txdot-breaks-ground-on-oak-hill-parkway-project-in-southwest-austin

 

July 1, 2021 KXAN story about TxDot ground breaking ceremony for Oak Hill Parkway. 

https://www.kxan.com/traffic/oak-hill-y-construction-project-breaks-ground-future-us-290-and-sh-71-improvements-planned/ 

 

July 1, 2021 Community Impact story about TxDot ground breaking ceremony for Oak Hill Parkway. 

https://communityimpact.com/austin/southwest-austin-dripping-springs/transportation/2021/07/01/txdot-breaks-ground-on-oak-hill-parkway-in-southwest-austin/

 

July 1, 2021 Business Wire story about TxDot ground breaking ceremony for Oak Hill Parkway. 

https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210701005915/en/Fluor-Breaks-Ground-on-Oak-Hill-Parkway-Infrastructure-Project-in-Austin-Texas

 

June and July 2021 Don Pryor KLBJ radio ads 5-9AM.

 

June 3, Oak Hill Residents voice concerns to Austin City Council. Search for June 3, fast forward to 11:57 AM  

https://www.austintexas.gov/page/atxn-video-archive

 

June 3, CBS story about Oak Hill residents opinions to Austin City Council 

https://cbsaustin.com/news/local/traffic-06-03-2021

 

June 4, 2021 KUT story about Oak Hill residents about building of Oak Hill Parkway. 

https://www.kut.org/transportation/2021-06-04/construction-nears-for-the-y-in-oak-hill-as-neighbors-press-for-changes

 

June 7, 2021 ACC Trustee discussion about leasing the ACC Pinnacle Campus to CRC. Search for this date 

https://www.austincc.edu/board-of-trustees/board-meetings

 

June 8, 2021 KLBJ story about ACC Trustees approving lease of Pinnacle Campus to CRC for storing equipment to build the Oak Hill Parkway. 

https://www.newsradioklbj.com/austinlocalnews/94875/

 

May 5, Austin Monitor story about neighbors being upset about concrete plant in Oak Hill. 

https://www.austinmonitor.com/stories/2021/05/neighbors-wary-as-acc-takes-a-step-back-from-concrete-plant/ 

 

May 2, 2021 Community Impact story about ACC Trustees to negotiate concrete plant lease prohibiting plant placement  

https://communityimpact.com/austin/southwest-austin-dripping-springs/education/2021/05/03/austin-community-college-to-negotiate-lease-of-pinnacle-campus-prohibiting-concrete-batch-plant-use/

 

April 8, 2021 Austin Monitory story about neighbors tell ACC Trustees their opposition to a concrete plant at the ACC Pinnacle Campus.  

https://www.austinmonitor.com/stories/2021/04/neighbors-tell-acc-board-no-concrete-plant-here/

 

April 14, 2021 Save Our Springs press release about community meeting to oppose a wet concrete batch plant being placed at ACC Pinnacle Campus 

https://www.sosalliance.org/news

April 17,2021 KXAN story Oak Hill residents rally against concrete plant 

https://www.kxan.com/news/business/dont-poison-oak-hill-neighbors-rally-against-concrete-plant-at-acc-pinnacle-campus/

 

April 20, 2021 Community Impact story about NO TOXIC BATCH PLANT protest 

https://communityimpact.com/austin/southwest-austin-dripping-springs/development/2021/04/20/no-toxic-batch-plant-southwest-austin-residents-protest-proposed-pinnacle-site-for-oak-hill-parkway-concrete-production/

 

March 17, 2021 Austin Monitor story about Oak Hill neighbors upset about concrete plant at the ACC Pinnacle Campus. 

https://www.austinmonitor.com/stories/2021/03/proposed-concrete-plant-at-acc-upsets-neighbors/ 

 

February 23, 2021Community Impact story about new Oak Hill Parkway and unhappy residents 

https://communityimpact.com/austin/southwest-austin-dripping-springs/transportation/2021/02/24/674-million-oak-hill-parkway-project-set-to-begin-in-south-austin-but-opponents-are-not-giving-up-the-fight/

 

September 23, 2019 Community Impact story on Save Our Springs lawsuit against TxDot over Oak Hill Parkway design 

https://communityimpact.com/top-stories/2019/09/23/what-comes-next-for-the-oak-hill-parkway-project/ 

 

NEWSWORTHY

June 8, 2021 Community Impact story about TCEQ approval of 250 out of 251 concrete batch plant permits even with community opposition 

https://communityimpact.com/houston/tomball-magnolia/public-safety/2021/06/08/tceq-hearing-on-proposed-concrete-plant-leaves-unanswered-questions-magnolia-residents-say/

 

May 6, 2021 City of Georgetown, Texas concerns over a concrete plant near their homes 

https://georgetown.org/2021/05/06/city-officials-concerned-about-concrete-plant-near-sun-city/

 

May 21, 2021 Austin American Statesman article about Sun City residents about opposition to concrete plant 

https://www.statesman.com/story/news/2021/05/13/concrete-plant-sun-city-opposed-residents-officials/5055608001/

 

May 21, 2021 Fort Worth Star Telegram article about residents beating the odds of keeping a concrete plant out of Mansfield, TX  

https://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/article251388903.html

 

April 2, 2021 Article about TxDot ignoring concerns of citizens about the I-35 CapEx Central boondoggle 

https://www.austinchronicle.com/news/2021-04-02/austin-leans-in-hard-to-change-txdots-mind-on-i-35/

 

Nov. 24, 2020 Texas communities have unwelcome neighbor, concrete batch plants 

https://www.texastribune.org/2020/11/24/texas-concrete-batch-plants/

 

August 23, 2019 TxDot Design Build specifications for Oak Hill Parkway 

https://ftp.txdot.gov/pub/txdot/pfd/strategic-contracts/alt-delivery/oak-hill/rfp/dbspecs.pdf

 

July 31, 2015 The Austin Chronical story about Oak Hill residents whose house will be within feet of the Oak Hill Parkway 

https://www.austinchronicle.com/news/2015-07-31/parkway-or-super-highway/ 

 

Austin Texas government plan for combined neighborhood tracking chart 

http://www.austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/Housing_%26_Planning/Adopted%20Neighborhood%20Planning%20Areas/23_OakHillCombined/oakhill_implementation.pdf