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Detours Description of Abbreviations
LT - left turn
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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Sept. 12, 2014

EVENT DETOURS

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 from 9:30 a.m. until approx. 12:00 p.m., the Fiestas Patrias International Parade will be in the Downtown area. During this parade, please utilize the following detour:
1 Hospital N/B – Via San Jacinto, Left Capitol, Right Travis, Left Congress to regular route.
5 Kashmere N/B - Via San Jacinto, Left Capitol, Right Travis, Left Congress 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, Left Congress to regular route.
11 Nance 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.
50 Harrisbuirg 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, Left Congress to regular route.
60 S. MacGregor N/B – Via San Jacinto, Left Capitol, Right Travis (Layover at Travis @ 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. Ltd. N/B - Via San Jacinto, Left Capitol, Right Travis, Left Congress to regular route.
80 Lyons N/B – Via San Jacinto, Left Capitol, Right Travis, Right Franklin, Left San Jacinto to regular route.

UH Pre-Football Game Events
On Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 12:00 a.m. until 12:00 a.m. The following routes will be affected:
42- Holman Crosstown E/B - Via Holman, left Scott, right Elgin to Lockwood to regular route.
42- Holman Crosstown W/B - Via Ernestine to Elgin, left Scott, right Holman to regular route.
68- Brays Bayou Crosstown E/B - Via Holman, left Scott, right Elgin to Lockwood to regular route.|
68- Brays Bayou Crosstown W/B - Via Ernestine to Elgin, left Scott, right Holman to regular route.

 

 

CONSTRUCTION / OTHER DETOURS

 

32 RENWICK
Beginning Thursday Sept.11, 2014, due to ongoing construction of a 54” Sewer Line, the 32 Renwick will be detoured. This portion of the project is scheduled to last 6 months to 1 year. During this construction, please utilize the following detour.
32 Renwick Crosstown N/B - via Burdine, right Braes Valley, left Braesmont, left Beechnut, right Renwick to regular route.
32 Renwick Crosstown S/B - via Renwick, left Beechnut, right Braesmont, left Caversham to layover.

 

FANNIN STREET CLOSURE
The 600 block of Fannin Street is scheduled to be closed Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. and will remain closed until Monday, September 15, 2014 at 5:00 a.m., due to a crane set-up. During this time utilize the following detour:
1 Hospital S/B - Via Fannin, Right Prairie, Left Milam, Left Rusk, Right Fannin to regular route.
5 Southmore S/B – Via Fannin, Right Prairie, Left Milam, Left Rusk, Right Fannin to regular route.
6 Jensen S/B - Via Fannin, Right Prairie, Left Milam, Left Rusk, Right Fannin to regular route.
9 Gulfton S/B – Via Fannin, Right Prairie, Left Milam, Left Rusk, Right Fannin to regular route.
11 Almeda S/B - Via Fannin, Right Prairie, Left Milam, Left Rusk, Right Fannin to regular route.
20 Long Point W/B - Via Fannin, Right Prairie, Left Milam, Left Rusk, Right Fannin to regular route.
52 Scott S/B – Via Fannin, Right Prairie, Left Milam, Left Rusk, Right Fannin to regular route.
60 S. McGregor S/B – Via Fannin, Right Prairie, Left Milam, Left Rusk, Right  Fannin to regular route.
66 Yale S/B - Via Fannin, Right Prairie, Left Milam, Left Rusk, Right Fannin to regular route.
77 M.L.K. S/B - Via Fannin, Right Prairie, Left Milam, Left Rusk, Right Fannin to regular route.
80 Dowling S/B – Via Fannin, Right Prairie, Left Milam, Left Rusk, Right Fannin to regular route.

 

Shepherd Street Closure
On Friday, Sept. 12, at 9:00 p.m. thru Monday, Sept. 15, at 5:00 a.m., Shepherd between Westheimer and San Felipe is scheduled to be closed. During this closure the 26 & 27 routes be will be detoured. Please utilize the following route.
26 Outer Loop – Via Shepherd, Right on San Felipe, Left Kirby, Left Westheimer, Right Shepherd to regular route.
27 Inner Loop – Via Shepherd, Right Westheimer, Left McDuffie, Left Peden, Right Shepherd to regular route.

81 Westheimer School Trippers
The Shepherd / Greenbriar exit from U.S. 59 Northbound has been closed and is scheduled to remain closed until September 30, 2014. During this closure, please utilize the following detour.
Via U.S. 59 N/B, exit Kirby, left Kirby, right Richmond, left Dunlavy to regular route.

Mission Bend Park-n-Ride Construction Project
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. until Monday, Sept.15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., there will be a construction project out at Mission Bend Park-n-Ride on the west end of the lot. During this time please use cautions in this area and follow the detour signs until the project is completed: 
2 Bellaire - will pick up and drop off in Bay (C)
25 Richmond - will pick up and drop off in Bay (A)

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: September 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.

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.

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)

64 Lincoln City Circulator S/B (only) - Via DeWalt, right Wheatly, left Marcolin ( 2nd Street),left Prairie View, right DeWalt to regular route. (Estimated Completion Date 10-30-2014)

64 Lincoln City Circulator S/B - Via De Priest, right Ellington, left Parkway, left Randolph, right De Priest to regular route. (Estimated Completion Date 10-30-2014)

64 Lincoln City Circulator N/B – Via De Priest, left Randolph, right Parkway, right Ellington, left De Priest to regular  route. (Estimated Completion Date 10-30-2014)

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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