Ramp closure heading into downtown could slow you down this weekend

Friday, December 6, 2019
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Headed downtown? Check out this major closure first

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Headed out this weekend? Make sure you plan ahead for these major road closures.

I-45 Gulf Freeway:

Northbound Connector Ramp to IH-69 northbound and southbound shut down

Starting at 4 a.m. Saturday - 6 a.m. Monday

Traffic will take I-45 northbound to I-10 East to IH-69 northbound or southbound.

610 North Loop:

4 lanes: eastbound lanes will be shut down from the Hardy Toll Road to I-69 Eastex Freeway

Starting at 9 p.m. Friday - 5 a.m. Monday

At least two lanes will be open at all times

SH-288:

Total closure: all southbound lanes will be shut down nightly at Southmore

Starting at 9 p.m. Friday - 5 a.m. Sunday

Detour: take Almeda

Dickens on The Strand:

The festival will be held in downtown Galveston on The Strand from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday and 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday.

These street closures will begin at 8 a.m. on Friday and reopen at 12 a.m. Sunday.

Closures include:

  • 21st Street from Harborside Drive to Mechanic Street
  • 22nd, 23rd and 24th streets from Harborside Drive to Market Street

The following street closures will begin at 12 p.m. Friday and reopen by 12 a.m. Sunday:

  • The Strand from 20th to 25th streets
  • Mechanic Street from 21st to 25th streets

Do you hate Houston traffic as much as we do? Join the club!