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Licensing Doctors of Optometry and Regulating the Practice of Optometry


Directions to Board Office


The Texas Optometry Board is located in downtown Austin, just a few blocks north of Town Lake, at 333 Guadalupe, William P. Hobby Building, Tower II, Suite 420.

DIRECTIONS:
Traveling North into Austin on Interstate Highway 35 (from San Antonio):
From IH35 take exit 234B, Cesar Chavez St. - 4th Streets. Continue north on the access road until you reach 6th Street. Turn left (west) on 6th Street. Continue for 10 blocks, until you reach Guadalupe. Turn left (south) on Guadalupe; the Hobby Building will be on your left at the southeast corner of 4th and Guadalupe. The front entrance to the building is on Guadalupe. Parking meters are available on the streets surrounding the building, and a commercial parking lot is directly west of the Hobby Building.
Once inside the Hobby Building, check in with the Information Desk, then follow the signs directing you to the right for elevators to Tower II.

Traveling South into Austin on Interstate Highway 35 (from Dallas/Ft. Worth):
From IH35 take exit 234B, 8th - 3rd Streets. Continue south on the access road until you reach 6th Street. Turn right (west) on 6th Street. Continue for 10 blocks, until you reach Guadalupe. Turn left (south) on Guadalupe; the Hobby Building will be on your left at the southeast corner of 4th and Guadalupe. The front entrance to the building is on 4th Street. Parking meters are available on the streets surrounding the building, and a commercial parking lot is directly west of the Hobby Building.
Once inside the Hobby Building, check in with the Information Desk, then follow the signs directing you to the right for elevators to Tower II.

Traveling East Into Austin: Directions from Mopac, Loop 1:
(all eastbound traffic intersects with Mopac, Loop 1)
Exit Mopac at the 5th Street Exit, eastbound. Continue east on 5th Street until you reach Guadalupe Street. Turn right (south) onto Guadalupe. The Hobby Building will be on your left, at the southeast corner of 4th and Guadalupe. The front entrance to the building is on 4th Street. Parking meters are available on the streets surrounding the building, and a commercial parking lot is directly west of the Hobby Building.
Once inside the Hobby Building, check in with the Information Desk, then follow the signs directing you to the right for elevators to Tower II.

Traveling West into Austin (from Houston or the airport which is on Texas 71):
If you arrive in Austin on Texas 71, proceed to IH-35 and follow the instructions above for "Traveling North into Austin on Interstate Highway 35." If you arrive in Austin on US 290, proceed to IH-35 and follow the instructions above for "Traveling South into Austin on Interstate Highway 35."


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