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Traffic alerts & lot closures

Parking and mobility on and/or near campus will be affected during the following times. Click the links to learn more about specific impacts.

I-45 northbound connector ramp to I-69/SH-288 traffic impact

up close closureThe connector ramp from I-45 northbound to I-69/SH288 southbound is closed permanently and a new one will be constructed. This major construction project is anticipated to continue until the end of June. Information and details about how it will impact getting to and from the University of Houston can be found in the table below. Click on the map to the right to pull up a larger version that shows the location of the closure.

Sugar Land shuttle bus route temporary change

For students who utilize the shuttle bus service to get to and/or from UH Sugar Land, please note that as of Friday, Jan. 25, the buses temporarily will be using a different route until the connector ramp project from I-45 northbound to I-69/SH-288 is completed this summer.

We do not anticipate any service delays or interference with the established UH Sugar Land shuttle schedule, but riders will notice the buses following a different route. Click on the map to see the temporary route change.

Date(s) of impacts

Explanation of affected areas

More information

February 11, 2019 - February 12, 2019 Parking lot 3A will be closed

 Lot will reopen on Feb. 12

January 27, 2019-January 28, 2019 IH-69 Eastex Fwy northbound mainlanes from SH-288 N interchange to IH-45 Gulf Fwy: Total closure, continuously from 12 a.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday

Detour: Traffic on IH-69 N and SH-288 N will be detoured to IH-45 N connector ramp

January 25, 2019-June 28, 2019

The I-45 Gulf Freeway northbound connector ramp to I-69/SH-288 southbound: Total closure from 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, to Friday, June 28, 2019.

Click here and here to read more about the project and its impact. Click here or on the image below to view a map of the project.

freeway closure small

Detour: Continue on IH-45 along Pierce Elevated to IH-10 East to IH-69 South.

January 25, 2019-January 28, 2019 The I-45 Gulf Freeway northbound mainlanes will be completely closed from Cullen Boulevard to the I-69/US-59 Interchange from 9 p.m. Friday (Jan. 25) to 5 a.m. Monday (Jan. 28)

Detour: Traffic will be directed to Spur 5 and exit for Scott Street or IH-69 NB. From Scott, motorists can proceed along the IH-45 Northbound frontage road and continue west to the Pease Street entrance ramp for IH-45 N. From IH-69 NB, motorists can proceed to IH-10 W to IH-45 N.

January 25, 2019-January 28, 2019 IH-45 Gulf Fwy Northbound mainlanes Pease/St Joseph Pkwy exit ramp: Total closure, nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Detour: Traffic will be detoured to IH-69 N and exit for Scott Street. From there, proceed along the northbound frontage to Pease Street. To access St. Joseph, turn left onto Emancipation from the northbound frontage road and proceed West to the St. Joseph intersection.
January 25, 2019-January 28, 2019 IH-45 Gulf Fwy Northbound mainlanes Scott Street and Cullen entrance ramps: total closure, nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Detour: traffic will be detoured to Pease Street and will continue west to the Pease entrance ramp for IH-45 N.
January 25, 2019-January 28, 2019 The I-69 southbound connector ramp to I-45 southbound will be completely closed from 9 p.m. Friday (Jan. 25) to 5 a.m. Monday (Jan. 28) Detour: Motorists on IH-69 southbound should take IH-10 West to get to IH-45 S.
January 11, 2019-January 25, 2019 Parking Lot 3B will be closed There will be no parking available as they will be pouring concrete.
Through December 2019 Cougar Village Drive and nearby pedestrian paths Construction on the Quadrangle Housing Replacement project is in progress, closing Cougar Village Drive through December 2019 as well as rerouting some pedestrian paths in the surrounding area. For updates on the project, please visit the Quadrangle Housing Replacement page.