Special Traffic Alerts
The Heritage Society is located in Sam Houston Park in downtown Houston. Sam Houston Park is the location of numerous events throughout the year that are sponsored by other organizations. Check the list below for events that involve street closures around the park.
Traffic Delay Alert:
Saturday, October 21, 2017
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Allen Parkway between Bagby and I45. Closures from 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 14, to 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 16, 2016.
Sunday, October 29, 2017
8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Houston Half Marathon
Lane Closure from 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 28 to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 29, 2017: Allen Parkway outbound (one north curb lane) between Bagby and the I-45 overpass.
Route Closure from 5:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 29, 2017:
Run begins on Lamar (three north lanes) at Bagby, south on Travis, west on Gray, north on Smith, west onto Allen Parkway (inbound), north on Shepherd Drive (one southbound lane nearest median), west on Memorial Drive (eastbound lane nearest median), u-turns at I-610, continues east on Memorial Drive (westbound lane nearest median), south on Shepherd Drive (northbound lanes), east on Allen Parkway (outbound) and concludes.
Saturday, November 4, 2017
7:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Allen Parkway (inbound and outbound) between Bagby and Montrose Boulevard. Closure from 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 2, 2017
8:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Trafigura Run of House
Run begins on Allen Parkway (outbound) west of Bagby, proceeds east on Lamar (three center lanes), south on Milam (two lanes), west on Jefferson (two lanes), north on Smith (two lanes), west on Dallas (three north lanes) and onto Allen Parkway (inbound), south on Montrose Boulevard, u-turns at W. Dallas Street, continues north on Montrose Boulevard, west on Allen Parkway (inbound), u-turns at Tirrell Street, continues east on Allen Parkway (outbound), north on Montrose Boulevard, u-turns before Washington Avenue, continues south on Montrose Boulevard, east on Allen Parkway (outbound) and concludes on Allen Parkway (outbound) west of Bagby. **Employees must have access to the library and the Heritage garages on Lamar (opposite of each other). Closures from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.