Streets around downtown Austin are closed

AUSTIN, Texas – Austin Police Department is asking the community to avoid IH-35 in the area between 6th street and 8th street because of the growing protesters gathering. They advise to take alternate routes to reach your destination. Currently IH-35 frontage road remains closed between 12th and 6th street becuase of the protesters outside of APD headquarters. Also, Congress is closed between 8th and the Capitol. Check the City of Austin twitter page for updates.