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Emergency route B official against many in Montview


By LYNETTE HAALAND, Four Points News

A dozen people, many from Montview, made public statements at the July 9 Travis County Commissioners Court meeting against route B. TCTV screen shot

Travis County commissioners voted unanimously to proceed with route B on Tuesday as the $980,000 emergency-only, gated evacuation road between the Steiner Ranch and Montview communities.

A dozen people — mostly opposed to route B from Montview — spoke to the county commissioners at the July 9 meeting. Travis County staff also spoke and gave their recommendation of route B and several residents from Steiner spoke in favor of route B and against route F.

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County approves new Steiner Ranch evacuation route over neighborhood opposition

By JACK CRAVER, Austin Monitor

The Travis County Commissioners Court voted unanimously Tuesday, July 9 to approve a new emergency route to help residents of Steiner Ranch escape the community in the event of wildfires.

The 900-foot road, known as Route B, will connect Flat Top Ranch Road to Montview Drive and will be a gated road that first responders can open in an emergency. County staff members plan for the road to be completed by summer 2021.

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