Cenotaph To Remain Fully Accessible as Fence Goes up for Security Bollards Aug. 5

July 30, 2019
Fenced construction area on Alamo grounds with tourist in the background and a pedestrian only sign
An example of one of the fenced areas in Alamo Plaza today. The area near the Cenotaph will be smaller.

Earlier this summer, we started construction to install security bollards to make Alamo Plaza safer and more secure for your next visit. This process requires select areas of the plaza to be fenced while our archaeologists and engineers work on improving site security.

Starting on Monday, August 5, we will be adding an additional fenced area at the northwest corner of Alamo Plaza, near the iconic Alamo Cenotaph.

Like with the rest of the construction, this will not impact visitor traffic at the Alamo. The Alamo will remain free and open to the public. Visitors will still have the ability to freely move around all sides of the Cenotaph and access to it will not be restricted.

Preserving the Alamo is a long-term project. We encourage you to follow Official Alamo on social media for updates on preservation projects and construction.

For any questions on construction, please contact the Texas General Land Office at 1 (800) 998–4456.

Map of Construction Area on July 30th
A map showing the locations of fenced areas in Alamo Plaza.