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RT - right turn
S/B - southbound
N/B - northbound
E/B - eastbound
W/B - westbound
I/B - inbound
O/B - outbound
CW - clockwise
CCW - counter clockwise

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August 28, 2014

EVENT DETOURS

U of H Pre-Football Game Events
On Friday, August 29, 2014, from 3:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. there will be a special event. The following routes will be affected:
42 Holman Crosstown E/B - Via Holman, left Scott, right Elgin to regular route.
42 Holman Crosstown W/B - Via  Elgin, left Scott, right Holman to regular route.
68 Brays Bayou Crosstown E/B - Via Holman, left Scott, right Elgin to regular route.
68 Brays Bayou Crosstown W/B - Via  Elgin, left Scott, right Holman to regular route.

Fiestas Patrias
On Sunday, August 31, 2014, from 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 a.m. there will be a special event. The following routes will be affected:
6 Jensen W/B - Via Lamar, right Louisiana, left Walker, right Bagby to regular route.
6 Jensen E/B - Via Bagby, left Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas, to regular route.
36 Downtown W/B - Via Lamar, left Smith, right Polk, right Louisiana, right Dallas to regular route. (Layover Dallas @ Louisiana) 
36 Lawndale E/B - Via Dallas to regular route.  
37 EL Sol Crosstown W/B - Via Lamar, right Louisiana, left Walker, right Bagby to regular route.
37 EL Sol Crosstown E/B - Via Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas to regular route.
40 Pecore W/B - Via Lamar, right Louisiana, left Walker, right Bagby to regular route.
40 Telephone E/B - Via Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas to regular route.
48 Navigation W/B - Via Lamar, left Smith, right Polk, right Louisiana, right Dallas to regular route. (Layover Dallas @ Louisiana) 
48 Navigation E/B - Via Dallas to regular route.  
50 Heights W/B - Via Lamar, right Louisiana, left Walker, right Bagby to regular route.
50 Harrisburg E/B - Via Memorial to Rusk, right Milam, left Dallas to regular route. 

Alaina Dixon 5K
On Monday, September  1, 2014, there will be a fun run from 6:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. The following routes will be affected:
33 Post Oak Crosstown N/B - Via Post Oak, right San Felipe, left I-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 I-610 Service Road, right San Felipe, left Post Oak to regular route.

U of H Pre-Football Game Events
On Saturday, September 6, 2014, from 2:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. there will be a special event.The following routes will be affected:

42 Holman Crosstown E/B - Via Holman, left Scott, right Elgin to regular route.
42 Holman Crosstown W/B - Via Elgin, left Scott, right Holman to regular route.
68 Brays Bayou Crosstown E/B - Via Holman, left Scott, right Elgin to regular route.
68 Brays Bayou Crosstown W/B - Via Elgin, left Scott, right Holman to regular route.

The Run Rock 5K
On Friday, September 12, 2014, there will be fun run from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. The following routes will be affected:
3 West Gray N/B - Via Franklin, right Caroline, left Texas, left Chartres, right Franklin to regular route.
3 West Gray S/B - Via Hamilton, right Capitol, right Austin, left Congress to regular route.
6 Jensen N/B - Via Franklin, right Caroline, left Texas, left Chartres, right Franklin to Navigation to regular route.
6 Jensen S/B - Via Hamilton, right Capitol, right Austin, left Congress to regular route.
11 Almeda N/B - Via Franklin, right Caroline, left Texas, left Chartres to regular route.
11 Almeda S/B - Via Hamilton, right Capitol, right Austin, left Congress to regular route.
20 Long Point E/B - Via Franklin, right Caroline, left Texas, left Chartres, right Franklin to regular route.
20 Long Point W/B - Via Hamilton, right Capitol, right Austin, left Congress to regular route.
30 Clinton N/B - Via Franklin, right Caroline, left Texas, left Chartres, right Franklin to regular route.
30 Clinton S/B - Via Hamilton, right Capitol, right Austin, left Congress to regular route.
37 El Sol Crosstown E/B - Via Crawford, right Texas, left Chartres, right Franklin to Navigation to regular route. 
37 El Sol Crosstown W/B - Via Hamilton, right Capitol, left LaBranch to regular route.  
48 Navigation E/B - Via Crawford, right Texas, left Chartres, right Franklin to Navigation to regular route.
48 Navigation W/B - Via Hamilton, right Capitol, left La Branch to regular route.
77 Liberty N/B - Via Franklin, right Caroline, left Texas, left Chartres, right Franklin to regular route.
77 Liberty S/B - Via Hamilton, right Capitol, right Austin, left Congress to regular route.
137 Northshore  E/B - Via Franklin, right Caroline, left Texas, left Chartres to I-10 East Freeway to regular route.                               
137 North shore W/B - Via Hamilton, right Capitol, right Austin, left Congress to regular route.
163 Fondren N/B - Via Franklin, right Caroline, left Texas, left Austin, left Congress to regular route.
249 Monroe/Bay Area/Fuqua Park & Ride I/B - Via Franklin, right Caroline, left Texas, left Austin, left Congress to regular route.
259 Kingwood-Eastex-Townsen Park & Ride N/B - Via Franklin, right Caroline, left Texas, left Chartres, left Commerce, right Chenevert, to regular route.
269 Westwood/West Bellfort I/B PM - Via Franklin, right Caroline, left Texas, left Austin, left Congress to regular route.


46th Annual Fiestas Patrias International Parade
On Saturday, September 13, 2014, there will be a parade from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The following routes will be affected:
1 Hospital N/B - Via San Jacinto, left Capitol, right Travis, right Franklin, left San Jacinto to regular route.
5 Kashmere N/B - Via San Jacinto, left Capitol, right Travis, right Franklin, left San Jacinto to regular route.
6 Jensen N/B - Via San Jacinto, left Capitol, right Travis, right Franklin to regular route.
9 North Main N/B - Via San Jacinto, left Capitol, right Travis, right Franklin, left San Jacinto to regular route.
11 Almeda N/B - Via San Jacinto, left Capitol, right Travis, right Franklin to regular route.
20 Canal E/B - Via San Jacinto, left Capitol, right Travis, right Franklin to regular route.
30 Clinton N/B - Via San Jacinto, left Capitol, right Travis, right Franklin to regular route.
50 Harrisburg E/B - Via San Jacinto, right Rusk, left Chartres, right Texas to regular route.
52 Hirsch N/B - Via San Jacinto, left Capitol, right Travis, right Franklin, left San Jacinto to regular route.
60 South MacGregor N/B - Via San Jacinto, left Capitol, right Travis (Layover Travis at Congress), Continue Travis to regular route.
66 Yale N/B - Via San Jacinto, left Capitol, right Travis, left Congress to regular route.
77 M.L.K. Limited N/B - Via San Jacinto, left Capitol, right Travis, right Franklin to regular route.
80 Lyons N/B - Via San Jacinto, left Capitol, right Travis, right Franklin, left San Jacinto to regular route.

 

CONSTRUCTION / OTHER DETOURS                                                      

Dewalt, Wheatly and De Priest Street Closure
There is a Construction Project on the above named streets that will be in place until the end of October 2014. During this closure, please utilize the following detour:
(DeWalt & Wheatly Detour) - 64 Lincoln City Circulator S/B (only)- Via DeWalt, right Wheatly, left Marcolin ( 2nd Street), left Prairie View, right DeWalt to regular route .
(De Priest Detour) - 64 Lincoln City Circulator S/B - Via De Priest, right Ellington, left Parkway, left Randolph, right De Priest to regular route.
64 Lincoln City Circulator N/B – Via De Priest, left Randolph, right Parkway, right Ellington, left De Priest to regular  route.

Homestead Closure
Homestead is scheduled to be closed for southbound traffic beginning Tuesday, August 19, 2014 for duration of approx. 2 months. During this closure, please utilize the following route.
5 Kashmere S/B - Via Darien (pm layover on Darien and Touchstone), right West Knoll, right Homestead, left Firnat, left Spaulding, right Laura Koppe to regular route
5 Kashmere N/B - Via Laura Koppe, right Spaulding, left Bertwood, left Weaver to Ley rd., left Darien, right West Knoll to regular route (am layover on West Knoll)
77 Liberty S/B (Homestead branch) - Via Homestead, right Laura Koppe, left Spaulding, left Bertwood, left Weaver to Ley Rd., right Homestead to regular route

HOLMAN ST. CLOSURE - UH FOOTBALL 2014
Holman between Scott and Cullen will be closed for UH Tailgaters at 8:00 p.m. the day before scheduled home games. The dates that the closures will be in place are as follows: August 28, September 5, 19, October 1, 16 and November 7 and 21.
During these closures, please utilize the following detours:
42 Holman E/B – Via Holman, left Scott,right Elgin to regular route.
42 Holman W/B – Via Elgin to Scott, left Scott,right Holman to regular route.
68 Brays Bayou E/B - Via Holman, left Scott,right Elgin to regular route.
68 Brays Bayou W/B - Via Elgin to Scott, left Scott,right Holman to regular route.


5 KASHMERE
Beginning Monday, August 11, 2014, Touchstone at Homestead is scheduled to be closed. This is scheduled to last until approx. Wednesday, August  20, 2014. During this closure, please utilize the following detour.
5 KASHMERE N/B – Via Darien (Layover on Darien at Touchstone), continue Darien, right W. Knoll, right Homestead to regular route.

9 GULFTON
The Kirby entrance and exit at U.S. 59 South is scheduled to be closed beginning Monday, July 28, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. and will remain closed until Monday, August 18, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.  During this closure, please utilize the following route.
9 Gulfton S/B – Via U.S. 59 S/B, exit Shepherd and continue service rd. to regular route.
9 Gulfton N/B – Via U.S. 59 N/B service rd. and enter freeway at the Shepherd entrance ramp.

Lathrop at Clinton Closure
Beginning Monday, July 28, 2014 thru Wednesday, August 6, Lathrop will be closed at the rail crossing near Old Clinton.  During this closure, please utilize the detour listed below.
26 Outer Loop – Via Clinton, right Kress, right Old Clinton, left Lathrop to regular route.
27 Inner Loop – Via Lathrop, right Old Clinton, left Kress, left Clinton to regular route.      

11 Nance - Meadow St. Bridge Closure
Effective immediately, the Meadow St. bridge will be closed until further notice due to bridge damage. During this closure, please utilize the following detour.
11 Nance S/B – Via Hare, right Meadow, U-Turn at Lyons to 59 S/B service rd. (Swartz St.), left Jensen 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 Darien (pm layover on Darien and Touchstone), right West Knoll, right Homestead, left Firnat, left Spaulding, right Laura Koppe to regular route.(Estimated Completion Date October 20, 2014)

5 Kashmere N/B Via Laura Koppe, right Spaulding, left Bertwood, left Weaver to Ley rd., left Darien, right West Knoll to regular route (am layover on West Knoll) (Estimated Completion Date October 20, 2014)

5 KASHMERE N/B – Via Darien (Layover on Darien at Touchstone), continue Darien, right W. Knoll, right Homestead to regular route. (Estimated Completion Date T.B.D.)

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)

11 Nance S/B – Via Hare, right Meadow, U-Turn at Lyons to 59 S/B service rd. (Swartz St.), left Jensen to regular route. (Estimated Completion Date T.B.D.)

30 CLINTON S/B – Via Clinton, veer right to Melva, left Gregg, right Clinton to regular route. (Estimated Completion Date T.B.D.)

58 HAMMERLY N/B – Via Hammerly, Brittmore, right Alcott (1st street) (Layover across the street from bus stop) (Estimated Completion Date 11-2014)

58 HAMMERLY S/B – Via Alcott, right Kersten, 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 T.B.D)

77 Liberty S/B (Homestead Branch)Via Homestead, right Laura Koppe, left Spaulding, left Bertwood, left Weaver to Ley Rd., right Homestead to regular route. (Estimated Completion Date October 20, 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 T.B.D.)

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 T.B.D.)

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 T.B.D.)

 

 

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