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Traffic alerts & lot closures

Parking and mobility on and/or near campus will be affected during the following times:

Stadium Garage Used for Home Basketball Games

The Stadium Garage is used for game parking for home men's and women's basketball games. Stadium Garage permit holders are still able to access the garage without having to pay by showing the gate attendant their valid Stadium Garage parking permit. Holman Street and Cullen Boulevard may experience more traffic in the two hours leading up to the game.

Transit Center Construction to Impact Several METRO Routes

METRO will begin construction on the Downtown Transit Center on Monday, Jan. 27, which may impact some UH students, faculty and staff who use METRO to commute to campus. The affected routes include:

  • 32 Renwick/San Felipe to Downtown
  • 82 Westheimer to Downtown
  • 222 Grand Parkway Outbound
  • 236 Maxey Road/Baytown Outbound
  • 283 Kuykendahl/Greenway/Uptown Outbound

To catch these routes, please walk one block south to Travis and Pierce.

Gravel Lot 16G in Zone A Has Been Closed Permanently

Parking lot 16G, which is in Zone A, has permanently closed. The ungated gravel lot is being returned to Campus Recreation, who allowed Parking and Transportation Services to utilize it over the past several years. Temporary barricades have been put in place until permanent ones are installed. As a reminder, moving a barricade to park in the lot could result in the vehicle being towed. 

Loop Road Entrance to Garage 5 Closure

The faculty/staff/student entrance to Garage 5 from the Loop Road remains closed to allow workers to complete construction work on the building while ensuring the safety of all those who utilize the garage. The entrance from Elgin remains open.

Entrance 14 Construction Traffic (ongoing)

There will be ongoing construction traffic along Entrance 14 as a result of a construction project at Science and Research 1. Sidewalks and some parking spaces will also be impacted.

Zone E Temporary Entrance Closures (ongoing)

The various driveway entrances from Cullen Boulevard into the Zone E parking lots (8A and 9C) will be closed periodically as work continues on the Cullen Boulevard road improvement project. When one entrance is closed, access will still be open on the others.

Garage 6 Construction Parking Impacts

Construction started this summer on Garage 6. All of Lots 20A and 20C are closed to facilitate the construction. The East Garage is only accessible from the Spur 5 access lanes. Traffic travelling south on I-45 should exit Cullen and follow the feeder road through the Elgin intersection.




Updated Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020