AUSTIN, Texas — South by Southwest (SXSW) is taking over Austin soon, and with it the city’s already headache-inducing traffic will get worse.
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If you’re venturing downtown at any point during the festival, make sure to plan ahead and check for road closures.
The city has issued a convenient, color-coded map showing all the street closures for the festival, including venue closures, City of Austin closures, closures with resident access and event closures – both partial and full.
This year’s SXSW will take place March 8-17. Swaths of downtown will be tricky to navigate during certain hours each day, so patience is a must.