Austin to Bastrop Cue Sheet

 

 

 

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Map

 

 

Cumulative

miles

 

Instruction

 

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0.0

Begin at the corner of Congress Avenue and 7th Street in the heart of downtown Austin.

 

Go east on 7th street

On this map, this starting point is 2 blocks south of landmark number 11.

 

If you’re following the Southern Tier maps, note that Congress Avenue extends northward to Martin Luther King Blvd, which becomes FM 969 east of Austin, and is the Southern Tier’s route from Bastrop to Austin.

 

3.0

Enter the ramp for Hwy 183 South

 

3.5

Cross the steel truss bridge

Use the sidewalk on the right side

 

These first 3 steps in the route will be replaced with the Lance Armstrong Bikeway when it’s completed

3.8

Immediately after crossing the bridge, turn right onto Montopolis Drive, a cul-de-sac which abuts the sidewalk

 

3.9

At the other end of this short cul-de-sac, turn right to stay on Montopolis Drive

Cross Riverside Blvd at mile 5.3

 

5.6

At “T” intersection, turn left to stay on Montopolis Drive

At the “T” intersection, the road to the right is called Grove Blvd.

 

Cross Ben White at mile 8.0

8.5

Turn left on Burleson Rd.

Cross Hwy 183 at mile 10.3

 

Richard Moya Park (with restrooms) at mile 12.1

 

 

12.9

Cross FM 973. Road becomes Elroy Rd.

! Route turns hard right then hard left at mile 14. If you miss this turn, you’ll be on McAngus Rd, off the route!

15.0

Turn left on Fagerquist Rd.

 

17.2

Turn left on Linden Rd.

 

18.0

Turn right on Pearce Rd.

Pearce Rd. is also FM 535

 

Stores at mile 18.5

24.6

Turn left on Hwy 21

Store at this intersection

 

 

27.9

Turn right on N. Gaines Rd.

N. Gaines Rd is also CR 1209

28.9

Turn left on Shiloh Rd.

Cross Hwy 20 at mile 32.3

 

Gaines Rd ends at “T” intersection; Shiloh Rd is unmarked.

34.0

At “T” intersection, turn left on Hwy 304

Shiloh Rd. ends at Hwy 304; Hwy 304 is unmarked at this intersection.

35.2

Turn right on the frontage road of Hwy 71 (which is also Hwy 21)

 

36.2

Turn left on Hasler Rd.

 

36.5

Turn right on Old Austin Hwy

Hasler Rd dead-ends at “T” intersection with Old Austin Hwy

36.9

Turn left on Loop 150

Cross steel bridge at mile 37.2, riding on sidewalk

37.5

Turn right on Main St. in Bastrop’s Historic District

Restaurants

 

37.6

Turn left on Pine St.

 

38.3

Turn left on Hwy 95

Pine St. meets Hwy 95 at “T” intersection

 

Stores

38.4

Turn right on Hwy 21

Little shoulder with moderate high-speed traffic

39.3

Turn right on Park Road 1, entering Bastrop State Park

Bastrop State Park is a major landmark on the Southern Tier route, Section 4, Map 61