Lower Colorado River Authority

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June 10, 2019 - 7:52 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- If your travel plans include traveling RM 620 near Mansfield Dam Monday morning, you might want to find an alternate route. The Lower Colorado River Authority says crews will be working on an LCRA transmission line. Traffic will be stopped intermittently in both directions...
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October 18, 2018 - 2:50 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Lake Travis is continuing to rise, reaching the fifth highest level in history Thursday morning. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for Hays, Travis, and Williamson Counties until at least 7 p.m. Friday. In a small bit of good news, LCRA officials now say they don't expect to...
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October 17, 2018 - 8:50 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Lake Travis has risen nearly 40 feet in the last week, as inflows from the Hill Country continue to pour into the Highland Lakes. The lake was at 696.75 feet at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, putting the lake into major flood stage and at its sixth-highest level ever recorded. It's...
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October 16, 2018 - 4:57 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Lake Travis is now at its "full" mark, as the Highland Lakes continue to pass through flood waters from ongoing rains over Llano and the northwestern Hill Country. The lake is considered full at 681 feet, and any additional inflows go into the flood pool. The spillway at Mansfield...
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October 16, 2018 - 11:24 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- With widespread flooding occuring in the Highland Lakes and in the Hill Country, LCRA officials say floodgate operations will begin at Mansfield and Tom Miller Dams at noon Tuesday. Officials say four gates are expected to be opened through the course of the afternoon at Mansfield...
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August 16, 2018 - 2:14 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Tom Miller Dam in Central Austin will see an extensive renovation and replacement of its nine floodgates, officials announced Thursday. The Lower Colorado River Authority, which operates and maintains the dam that creates Lake Austin, says the $9.9 million project is expected to...
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