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April 23, 2014

EVENT DETOURS

2014 HOUSTON INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
Saturday, April 26, 2014 and Sunday, April 27, 2014, there will be an event in Downtown Houston. Street closures will be from 7:00 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014 - 3:00 a.m. Monday, April 28, 2014. The following routes will be affected:

6 Jensen N/B – Via Bagby, left Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas to regular route.
6 Tanglewood S/B - Via Lamar, right Louisiana, left Prairie to regular route.
6 Jensen S/B Turnback - Via Bagby, left Preston, layover at Preston and Smith.
6 Jensen N/B Turnback - Via Bagby, left Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas to regular route.
18 Kirby O/B - Via Walker, left Milam, right Polk, left Bagby to regular route.
18 Kirby I/B - Via W. Dallas to Bagby, right Clay, left Louisiana, right McKinney to regular route.
20 Longpoint E/B - Via Smith, left Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas to regular route.
36 Lawndale E/B - Via Bagby, left Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas to regular route.
36 Kempwood W/B - Via Lamar, right Louisiana, left Capitol, right Bagby to regular route.
37 El Sol W/B - Via Lamar, right Louisiana, left Capitol to regular route.
37 El Sol E/B - Via Rusk, right Milam, left McKinney to regular route.
40 Telephone E/B - Via Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas to regular route.
40 Pecore W/B  - Via Lamar, right Louisiana, left Capitol to regular route.
48 Navigation W/B - Via Lamar, left Smith, left Clay (Layover Clay @ Louisiana).
48 Navigation E /B - Via Clay, left Louisiana to regular route.
50 Harrisburg E/B - Via Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas to regular route.
50 Heights W/B - Via Lamar, right Louisiana, left Capitol to regular route.
53 Westheimer W/B - Via Walker, left Milam, right Polk, left Smith to regular route.
81 Westheimer W/B - Via Walker, left Milam, right Polk, left Smith to regular route.
82 Westheimer W/B  - Via Walker, left Milam, right Polk, left Smith to regular route.
85 Antoine S/B -  Via Smith, left Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas to regular route.
88 Airport S/B - Via Smith, left Rusk, right Milam, right Polk, left Smith to regular route.
131 Memorial I/B - Via Smith, left Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas to regular route.
163 Fondren O/B  - Via Smith, left Rusk, right Milam, right Polk, left Smith to regular route.
412 Greenlink W/B - Via Walker, left Milam, right Lamar, left Smith to regular route.
412 Greenlink W/B - Via Smith, left Rusk, right Milam, right Lamar, left Smith to regular

 

A Girl Named Sue Child Abuse Awareness
On Saturday, April 26, there will be a parade. Street closure will be from 9:30 a.m. - 10: 30 a.m. The following route will be affected.
5 Kashmere N/B - via Live Oak, left Alabama, right Hutchins to regular route.
5 Southmore S/B - via Hutchins, left Alabama, right Live oak to regular route.

 

2014 March for Babies
On Sunday, April 27, from 4:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., there will be a Run/Walk event on the University of Houston campus. The following routes will be affected:
42 Holman E/B - Via Holman, left Scott, right I-45S Service Road, left Elgin to regular route.
42 Holman W/B - Via Ernestine, right I-45N Service Road, left Scott, right Holman to regular route.
68 Brayes Bayou E/B - Via Holman left Scott, right I-45S Service Road, left Elgin to regular route
68 Braes Bayou WB - Via Ernestine, right I-45N Service Road, left Scott, right Holman to regular route.
77 Liberty  N/B - Via MLK, left OST, right Calhoun, left North McGregor Way, right Cullen, left Wheeler, right Scott, right I-45S Service Road, left Elgin to regular route.
77 MLK S/B - Via Ernestine, right I-45N Service Road, left Scott, left Wheeler, right Cullen, left North McGregor Way, left OST, right MLK to regular route.
80 Dowling S/B - Via Scott, right Wheeler Ave., left Attucks (Layover on Attucks between Wheeler and Rosewood).
80 Lyons N/B - Via Attucks, left Rosewood, left Canfield, right Wheeler, left Scott to regular route.

 


2014 Sprint for Life
Saturday, May 3 there will be a Fun Run from 5:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. This will affect the following Routes:
1 Hospital S/B
- via Cambridge left S. Braeswood , right 288-Freeway southbound, exit Holcombe Blvd/ Old Spanish Trail, right Old Spanish Trail, right Mixon to regular route
1 Hospital N/B - From the Nursing Home left Mixon, left Old Spanish Trail, left 288-Feeder and enter the Freeway, exit S. MacGregor Way, left S. MacGregor Way, right Cambridge to regular route.
11 Almeda S/B - Via Almeda, left S. Braeswood, right 288-Freeway southbound, exit Holcombe Blvd / Old Spanish Trail, right Old Spanish Trail, left Almeda to regular route.
11 Nance N/B - Via Almeda, right Old Spanish Trail, left 288-Feeder and enter the Freeway, exit S. MacGregor Way, left S. MacGregor Way, right Almeda to regular route.
26 Outer Loop Crosstown - Via Pressler, left Fannin, right Holcombe, left Bertner, right Moursund, left S. Braeswood, right Almeda, right OST, right Mixon to the Nursing Home, left Mixon, left Old Spanish Trail to regular route.
27 Inner Crosstown - Via Holcombe, right Old Spanish Trail, right Mixon to the Nursing Home, left Mixon, left Old Spanish Trail, left 288-Feeder and enter the Freeway, exit S. MacGregor Way, left S. MacGregor Way, right Moursund to regular route.
68 Brays Bayou E/B - Via Pressler, left Fannin, right Holcombe, left Bertner to regular route.
68 Brays Bayou W/B - Via Bertner, right Holcombe, left Fannin, right Pressler to regular route.
87 Sunnyside N/B - Via Cambridge, left Old Spanish Trail, right Fannin, right Holcombe, left Bertner to regular route.
87 Sunnyside S/B - Via Bertner, right Holcombe, left Fannin, right into TMTC to regular route.
                                   

Texas Exes Lone Star Stampede 5K and 10K
Saturday, May 3 from 7:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
there will be a Fun Run. The following route will be affected:
33 Post Oak Crosstown N/B - Via Post Oak, right San Felipe, left 610- Service Road left Woodway, right North Post Oak Lane to regular route.
33 Post Oak Crosstown S/B - Via North Post Oak lane, left Woodway, right 610 service Road, right San Felipe, left Post Oak to regular route.

 

LULAC Cinco de Mayo
Saturday, May 3, from 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. there will be a Parade. The following routes will be affected:
3 West Gray S/B - Via Franklin, right Chartres, left Commerce, left LaBranch, right Congress to regular route.
11 AlmedaS/B - Via Franklin, right Chartres, left Commerce, left LaBranch, right Congress to regular route.
20 Long Point W/B - Via Franklin, right Chartres, left Commerce, left LaBranch, right Congress to regular route.
30 Cullen S/B - Via Franklin, right Chartres, left Commerce, left LaBranch, right Congress to regular route.
37 El Sol W/B - Via Franklin, right Chartres, left Commerce, left LaBranch, right Congress, left Fannin, right Lamar to regular route.
37 El Sol E/B - Via McKinney, left San Jacinto, right Franklin to regular route.
48 Navigation W/B - Via Franklin, right Chartres, left Commerce, left LaBranch, right Congress, left Fannin, right Lamar to regular route.
48 Navigation E/B - Via McKinney, left San Jacinto, right Franklin to regular route.
50 Harrisburg E/B - Via San Jacinto, right Rusk, left Chartres, right Texas to regular route.
77 MLK S/B - Via Franklin, right Chartres, left Commerce, left LaBranch right Congress to regular route.
137 Northshore I/B - Via Hamilton, left Franklin, left Chenevert, left Commerce, left LaBranch, right Congress to regular route.
163 Fondren Express I/B - Via Franklin, right Caroline, right Congress (Layover on Congress between Caroline and San Jacinto.)

 

2014 HOUSTON INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
On Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4, there will be an event in Downtown Houston. Street closures will be from 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2014 - 3:00 a.m. Monday, May 5, 2014. The following routes will be affected:

6 Jensen N/B - Via Bagby, left Rusk, left Milam, left Dallas to regular route.
6 Jensen S/B - Via Lamar, right Louisiana, left Prairie to regular route.
6 Jensen Turnback - Via Bagby, left Preston, layover at Preston and Smith to regular northbound route to Bagby to northbound detour route above.
18 Kirby O/B - Via Walker, left Milam, right Polk, left Bagby to regular route.
18 Kirby I/B - Via W. Dallas to Bagby right Clay, left Louisiana, right McKinney to regular route.
20 Longpoint E/B - Via Smith, left Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas to regular route.
36 Lawndale E/B - Via Bagby, left Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas to regular route.
36 Kempwood W/B - Via Lamar, right Louisiana, left Capitol, right Bagby to regular route.
37 El Sol W/B - Via Lamar, right Louisiana, left Capitol to regular route.
37 El Sol E/B - Via Rusk, right Milam, left McKinney to regular route.
40 Telephone E/B - Via Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas to regular route.
40 Pecore W/B - Via Lamar, right Louisiana, left Capitol to regular route.
48 Downtown W/B - Via Lamar, left Smith, left Clay (Layover Clay @ Louisiana).
48 Navigation E/B - Via Clay, left Louisiana to regular route.
50 Harrisburg E/B - Via Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas to regular route.
50 Heights W/B - Via Lamar, right Louisiana, left Capitol to regular route.
53 Westheimer W/B - Via Walker, left Milam, right Polk, left Smith to regular route.
81 Westheimer W/B - Via Walker, left Milam, right Polk, left Smith to regular route.
82 Westheimer W/B - Via Walker, left Milam, right Polk, left Smith to regular route.
85 Antoine S/B - Via Smith, left Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas to regular route.
88 Airport S/B - Via Smith, left Rusk, right Milam, right Polk, left Smith to regular route.
131 Memorial I/B - Via Smith, left Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas to regular route.
163 Fondren O/B - Via Smith, left Rusk, right Milam, right Polk, left Smith to regular route.
412 Greenlink W/B - Via Walker, left Milam, right Lamar, left Smith to regular route.
412 Greenlink W/B - Via Smith, left Rusk, right Milam, right Lamar, left Smith to regular route.

 

2014 Walk to End Lupus Now
Sunday, May 4
there will be a Walk for Lupus, from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. The following routes will be affected:

3 West Gray S/B - Via Hamilton, right Chartres enter the Freeway to I-10West (San Antonio) exit North Main / San Jacinto, left San Jacinto to Fannin, right Congress to regular route
3 Langley N/B - Via Franklin, left San Jacinto, right Rothwell enter the Freeway (I-10 eastbound) to US-59 Freeway southbound, exit Hamilton, left Franklin to regular route
6 Tanglewood S/B - Via Hamilton, right Chartres enter the Freeway to I-10West (San Antonio) exit North Main/ San Jacinto, left San Jacinto to Fannin, right Congress to regular route
6 Jensen N/B - Via Franklin, left San Jacinto, right Rothwell enter the Freeway (I-10 eastbound) to US-59 Freeway southbound, exit Hamilton, left Franklin to regular route
20 Canal E/B - Via Franklin, left San Jacinto, right Rothwell enter the Freeway (I-10 eastbound) to US-59 Freeway southbound, exit Hamilton, left Franklin to regular route.
20 Long Point W/B - Via Hamilton, right Chartres enter the Freeway to I-10West (San Antonio) exit North Main/ San Jacinto, left San Jacinto to Fannin, right Lamar to regular route.
30 Clinton N/B - Via Franklin, left San Jacinto, right Rothwell, enter the Freeway (I-10 eastbound) to US-59 Freeway southbound, exit Hamilton, left Franklin to regular route.
30 Cullen S/B - Via Franklin, left Chartres, enter the Freeway to I-10 West (San Antonio) exit North Main/San Jacinto, left San Jacinto to Fannin to regular route.
37 El Sol Crosstown E/B - Via Franklin, left San Jacinto, right Rothwell enter the Freeway (I-10 eastbound) to US-59 Freeway southbound, exit Hamilton, left Franklin to regular route.
37 El Sol Crosstown W/B - Via Franklin, right Chartres, enter the Freeway to I-10West (San Antonio) exit North Main /San Jacinto, left San Jacinto to Fannin, right Congress to regular route.
48 Navigation E/B - Via San Jacinto, right Rothwell enter the Freeway (I-10 eastbound) to US-59 Freeway southbound, exit Hamilton, left Franklin to regular route.
48 Navigation W/B - Via Franklin, right Chartres, enter the Freeway to I-10West (San Antonio) exit North Main /San Jacinto, left San Jacinto to Fannin, right Lamar to regular route.
77 MLK S/B - Via Franklin, right Chartres, enter the Freeway to I-10West (San Antonio) exit North Main / San Jacinto, left San Jacinto to Fannin to regular route.
77 Liberty N/B - Via San Jacinto, right Rothwell enter the Freeway (I-10 eastbound) to US-59 Freeway southbound, exit Hamilton, left Franklin to regular route.
137 Northshore I/B - Via I-10 Freeway westbound, exit North Main/ San Jacinto, left San Jacinto to Fannin, right Congress to regular route.
137 Northshore O/B - Via Franklin, left San Jacinto, right Rothwell enter the Freeway to regular route.
163 Fondren I/B - Via Franklin, right Caroline, right Congress (layover on Congress between Caroline and San Jacinto).

 

H.P.D. Memorial Ceremony Detour
On Friday, May 9, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. there will be a (H.P.D. Memorial Ceremony) and the following routes will be affected:
6 Tanglewood S/B Only - via Bagby, left Franklin to Washington Avenue, left Waugh Drive, right Memorial westbound to regular route.
50 Harrisburg E/B - via Washington, right Houston Avenue, left Memorial to regular route.
50 Heights W/B - via Capitol, right Houston Avenue, left Washington to regular route.

 

 

CONSTRUCTION / OTHER DETOURS

Travis Street Closure
Travis Street between Rusk and Capitol is schedule to be closed Friday, April 25, at 8:00 p.m. until Monday, April 28, at 5:00 a.m. for construction. During this closure, please utilize the detour.
3 Langley N/B -
Via Travis, left Walker, right Louisiana, right Texas, left Travis to regular route.
44 Acres Homes - N/B- Via Travis, left Walker, right Louisiana, right Texas, left Travis to regular route.
56 Airline Ltd - N/A Via Travis, left Walker, right Louisiana, right Texas, left Travis to regular route.
78 Irvington-
Via Travis, left Walker, right Louisiana, right Texas, left Travis to regular route.
102 Bush IAH - Via Travis, left Walker, right Louisiana, right Texas, left Travis to regular route.
108 Veterans Memorial - O/B Via Travis left Walker, right Louisiana, right Texas left Travis to regular route.
137 Northshore O/B - Via Travis, left Walker, right Louisiana, right Texas, left Travis to regular route.
209 Kuykendahl/Spring P&R O/B - Via Travis, left Walker, right Louisiana, right Texas, left Travis to regular route.
249 Bay Area/Fuqua/Monroe P&R I/B - Via Travis, left Walker, right Louisiana, right Texas, left Travis to regular route.
259 Kingwood/Townsend/Eastex P&R - Via Travis, left Walker, right Louisiana, right Texas, left Travis to regular route.
700 Rail Shuttle N/B - Via Travis, left Walker, right Louisiana, right Texas, left Travis to regular route.

Homestead Street Closure
Saturday, May 3 at 5:00 a.m. - Monday, May 5 at 5:00 a.m.
Homestead is scheduled to be closed  from Ley Rd. to Laura Koppe to erect overpass beams. During this closure, please utilize the following detour.
5 Kashmere N/B – Via Laura Koppe, left Spaulding, right Tidwell, right Homestead.
5 Kashmere S/B – Via Homestead, right Firnat, left Spaulding, right Laura Koppe to regular route.
77 Liberty N/B – Via Homestead, left Ley Rd., right Weaver, right Lockwood, right Tidwell, left Homestead to regular route.
77 Liberty S/B – Via Homestead, right Tidwell, left Lockwood, left Weaver Rd, left Ley Rd., right Homestead to regular route.

US 290 HOV/HOT Closure
The US 290 HOV/HOT lane is scheduled to close between Dacoma and the Northwest Transit Center on Monday, April 28, 2014.
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North Shepherd Park & Ride
Beginning Saturday, February 1, 2014, TxDOT construction will close the median at the south entrance of the N. Shepherd P&R, please utilize the following detour.
66 YALE N/B - Via Shepherd, left to Veterans Memorial, left at the north entrance (Signalized) to N. Shepherd P&R, drive through east driveway and u-turn to the west driveway to regular route.
79 LITTLE YORK S/B - Via Shepherd, left to Veterans Memorial, left at the north entrance (Signalized) to N. Shepherd P&R, drive through east driveway to regular route.
79 LITTLE YORK N/B - Via Shepherd, left to Veterans Memorial, left at the north entrance (Signalized) to N. Shepherd P&R, drive through east driveway to regular route.
108 VETERANS MEMORIAL N/B - Via Shepherd, left to Veterans Memorial, left at the north entrance (Signalized) to N. Shepherd P&R, drive through east driveway and u-turn to the west driveway to regular route.

50 HARRISBURG
Beginning at the start of service on Monday, February 17, 2014, the 50 Harrisburg eastbound route will be detoured. This detour will remain in place until the opening of the METRORail East End (Green) line and the route is amended. During this time, please utilize the following detour.
50 Harrisburg E/B – Via Texas, left Bastrop, right Prairie (Bus Stop), right Dowling, left Texas to regular route.

ROUTES 9, 26, 27, 34 AND 66 - N. MAIN CONSTRUCTION NEAR HEIGHTS T.C.
Due to construction on N. Main, the access to the Heights T.C. will be restricted. Effective Monday, January 6, 2014, during this phase of the construction, please utilize the following detour.
9 N.MAIN N/B -
Via N. Main, veer right to Studewood, left Adele,  right N. Main to regular route.
9 N. MAIN S/B -
Via N. Main, left Nadine, right Studewood, right Adele, left into Heights T.C. to regular route.
26 / 27 OUTER - INNER LOOP -
Via N. Main, veer right to Studewood, left Adele, left into Heights T.C. to regular route.
34 MONTROSE N/B AND S/B -
Via N. Main, veer right to Studewood, left Adele, left into Heights T.C. to regular route.
66 YALE N/B AND S/B -
Via N. Main, veer right to Studewood, left Adele, left into Heights T.C. to regular route.

24 NORTHLINE
Due to the closure of Airline between Cavalcade and N. Main, effective immediately please utilize the following detour.
24 Northline S/B –
Via Airline, left Cavalcade, right Northwood, left N. Main to regular route.

44 ACRES HOMES
Effective immediately until further notice, please utilize the following detour.
44 Acres Homes N/B - Via W. Montgomery, left W. Mt. Houston, right Antoine, right Breen, left W. Montgomery to regular route.

50 HEIGHTS - ROSSLYN BRANCH
Due to construction in the 290 service rd. and 34th area, please utilize the following detour.
50 Heights W/B - Via 34th, right Mangum, right Sherwood to regular route. 

N. MAIN AT HOGAN / BROOKS
Please continue to utilize the Southbound detour for the METRORail Construction on N. Main between Hogan St. and Brooks St. We still are on detour at this location and need to service the bus stops on Freeman St. and Brooks St.

New Routing Thru Parking Lot For METRORail Construction
NOTE: Both S/B and N/B buses will travel on the opposite side of the parking lot that they currently travel.
NOTE: The S/B buses will travel the opposite direction on Providence, right Vine, left Rothwell, right San Jacinto to regular route.
NOTE: The N/B buses will travel the same direction that they currently operate.
NOTE: Use caution throughout the construction zone and be aware that buses will travel in both directions on Providence St. and Vine St.

52 Hirsch
Hirsch Rd. between Bennington and the Kashmere T.C. is scheduled to be closed beginning Monday, September 30, 2013 and is scheduled to be closed until mid 2016. During this closure, please utilize the following detour.
52 Hirsch N/B –
Exit Kashmere Transit Center, left Hirsch, right Kelley, right U.S. 59 N/B service rd., U-Turn at Crosstimbers to U.S. 59 S/B service rd., left Bennington, left Hirsch to regular route.
52 Hirsch S/B –
Via Hirsch, right Bennington, left U.S. 59 S/B service rd., left Kelley, left Hirsch, right into Kashmere T.C.

 

METRORAIL EXPANSION Detours
For METRORail project construction detours or closures, www.gometrorail.org.

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REGULAR WEEKLY DETOURS

5 Kashmere S/B- Via Lorraine, right Jensen, left Quitman, left Hardy, right Lorraine to regular route. (Permanent)

5 Kashmere N/B- Via Lorraine, left Elysian, right Quitman, right Jensen, left Lorraine to regular route. (Permanent)
                               
30 CLINTON S/B – Via Clinton, veer right to Melva, left Gregg, right Clinton to regular route. (Estimated Completion Date T.B.D.)

50 HARRISBURG E/B – Via Texas, left Bastrop, right Prairie (Bus Stop), right Dowling, left Texas / Harrisburg to regular route. (Permanent)

58 HAMMERLY N/B – Via Hammerly, right Beltway 8 Serv. Rd., left Kempwood. (Layover at the bus stop). (Estimated Completion Date 11-2014)

58 HAMMERLY S/B – Via Kempwood, left Brittmore, left Hammerly to regular route. (Estimated Completion Date 11-2014)

66 YALE N/B – Via Shepherd, left to Veterans Memorial, left at the north entrance (Signalized) to N. Shepherd P&R, drive through east driveway and u-turn to the west driveway to regular route. (Estimated Completion Date June 2014

79 LITTLE YORK S/B - Via Shepherd, left to Veterans Memorial, left at the north entrance (Signalized) to N. Shepherd P&R, drive through east driveway to regular route. (Estimated Completion Date June 2014)

79 LITTLE YORK N/B - Via Shepherd, left to Veterans Memorial, left at the north entrance (Signalized) to N. Shepherd P&R, drive through east driveway to regular route. (Estimated Completion Date June 2014

108 VETERANS MEMORIAL N/B - Via Shepherd, left to Veterans Memorial, left at the north entrance (Signalized) to N. Shepherd P&R, drive through east driveway and u-turn to the west driveway to regular route. (Estimated Completion Date June 2014)

402 Quickline W/B – Via Bellaire, right Corporate, right Clarewood, Layover before Ranchester. (Estimated Completion Date T.B.D.)

402 Quickline E/B – Via Clarewood, right Ranchester, left Bellaire to regular route. (Estimated Completion Date T.B.D.)

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