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Transportation Corridor - Highway 290 & 77

Giddings is located at the intersection of Highways 290 and 77, between Houston and Austin in Central Texas


TXDOT TRAFFIC COUNTS
Giddings Area


TXDOT ROADWAY PROJECTS IN LEE COUNTY 2017-2020

Project Selection Handout
Download PDF of Map


CAPITAL AREA RURAL TRANSIT SYSTEM (CARTS) Public Transportation for Non-Urbanized Cities and Countie.  See route schedule and additional information. Ideal for disabled individuals or others requiring special assistance, Community Transit service provides curb-to-curb transportation throughout Central Texas. To schedule your ride call 1-800-456-RIDE (7433) Rides are scheduled Monday thru Friday, from 7:00am to 4:00pm


LEE COUNTY AIRPORT

Giddings–Lee County Airport (ICAO: KGYB, FAA LID: GYB) is three miles (5 km) west of Giddings, in Lee County, Texas.
Owner: City of Giddings & Lee County.
Automobile transport from airport into city is available

Serves: Giddings, Texas

Elevation AMSL: 485 ft / 148 m
Landing Strip Dimensions 75 ft x 4000
Asphalt; Fair Condition
Hangards

Fixed Base Operator: Sills Aviation
Joe Sills - (979) 542-06081

Air Nav Information  

KERRVILLE BUS CO

759 W Austin St, Giddings, TX 78942-3011
(979) 542-3250)



RAIL

The Austin Western Railroad (AWRR) operates 181 miles of track from Llano, TX to Giddings, TX with a 6.4 mile branch extending from Fairland to Marble Falls,TX. The line dates back to 1871 when the Houston and Texas Central Railroad built the Giddings to Austin line. The AWRR interchanges with the UP at McNeil and Elgin. Nearly 60,000 carloads move annually, shipping commodities such as aggregates, crushed limestone, calcium bicarbonate, lumber, beer, chemicals, plastics, and paper. Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority began commuter service in March of 2010, sharing the rail with the freight. 

Austin to Houston Rail Study
News Article About Re-Opening of Rail Line