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45 Construction impacts

As a result of PHASE 1 of TxDOT's I-45 Northbound Direct Connector Project, the fully elevated portion of Spur 5 northbound between the University and the downtown destinations exits will be close beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, March 3, 2017. This area is expected to remain closed for seven to nine months.

The Parking and Transportation Services team knows this closure will impact a number of UH students, faculty, staff and visitors, so we have outlined a few alternate routes and ways to get to some popular destinations in the area. Click the links below to view detour maps.


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For more information, read the University's news release on this project or visit Houston TranStar. A full timeline of the three-phase project is available below.

I-45 Direct Connector Project Timeline

45 construction impacts