Be aware of road closures in downtown Houston for MAGA rally

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- With President Trump set to hold a campaign rally for Republican Sen. Ted Cruz at Toyota Center today, Houston police say full street closures in and around the area are in effect.

If you're not going to the rally, and you don't live or work nearby, you're advised to avoid the area.

The following street closures for Trump's visit started at 8:30 p.m. Sunday and will take place until 10:30 p.m. today:

Full Street Closures:
  • Polk Street between Austin Street & Chartres Street
  • Clay Street between Austin Street & Hamilton Street
  • Bell Street between Austin Street & Chenevert Street
  • La Branch Street between Dallas Street & Leeland Street
  • Crawford Street between Dallas Street & Polk Street
  • Jackson Street between Polk Street & Leeland Street

  • Detour Routes:

  • Chartres Street northbound
  • Capitol Street westbound
  • Caroline Street southbound
  • Leeland Street eastbound

  • Passenger Drop-Off/Pick-up Zone:
    All ride-share vehicles and private drop-offs/pick-ups will be at Caroline Street @ Leeland Street.


    Metro buses 40, 41, Orange & Green Links will be re-routed for the event. Please check the Metro App or Houston Metro's website for schedules. Metro Rail services will operate on a regular schedule.

    Event Entry Line:
    The line to enter the event will start on Crawford Street @ Dallas Street. The line will be directed by security at the Toyota Center.

    Check out the City of Houston interactive map.
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