A project to repair and reopen a key South Austin road, delayed for about a year while the city negotiated access to an adjacent creek bed, should be completed by February, city officials said last week.
West Dittmar Road has been closed from South Congress to Loganberry Drive since April 2012 after officials determined that erosion from South Boggy Creek had made the 18-foot-wide, two-lane road unsafe to drive. A bend in the creek, which lies about 15 feet below the road surface at normal flow levels, has moved steadily northward and undermined the pavement.
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