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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.

Street closures:

Saturday, October 4, 2014
Komen Houston Race for the Cure
7 a.m.−12 p.m.
Allen Parkway north and southbound exit ramps from the Gulf and North Freeways (I-45)*; Sabine at Memorial Drive*; Walker cut-off to Allen Parkway and Sabine (I-45 North on-ramp) and the loop to McKinney remain open*; Allen Parkway (inbound) at Taft*; Allen Parkway (outbound) at Bagby*; Allen Parkway (inbound and outbound) between Bagby and Shepherd Drive**; Bagby (northbound) at Dallas; Bagby (southbound) at McKinney; Dunlavy Street (access for residents only) between Allen Parkway and W. Dallas Street**; W. Dallas Street (two west lanes) between Dunlavy Street and Tirrell Street**; and, Tirrell Street (access for residents only) between W. Dallas and Allen Parkway** 7:00 p.m. Friday, October 3, until 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 4, 2014* / 5:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 4, 2014** 9:00 a.m. Thursday, October 2, to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, October 4, 2014 Allen Parkway outbound (north curb lane) between Bagby and I-45 overpass; 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thursday, October 2, and Friday, October 3, 2014 Allen Parkway inbound (north lane) and Allen Parkway outbound (north lane) between Taft and I-45 overpass; and, 9:00 a.m. Friday, October 3, to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 4, 2014 Allen Parkway feeder road (north curb lane) between Heiner and Crosby.

Saturday, October 18, 2013
Energy Day
11 a.m.−5 p.m.
Allen Parkway between Bagby and I45. Closures from 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 17, to 3 a.m. on Sunday, October 19, 2014.

Sunday, October 26, 2014
Koala-Luke's Houston Half Marathon & 10K
8 a.m.−2 p.m.
Run begins at 8:00 a.m. on Dallas (three north lanes) at Bagby, proceeds east on Dallas (three north lanes), south on Smith, east on McKinney Street, north on Louisiana, west on Lamar (three center lanes), south on Bagby, 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 on Allen Parkway (outbound) at Bagby. Closures from 5:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.



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