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Houston, prepare for some major traffic closures this weekend

Houston, prepare for some major traffic closures this weekend

Allen Parkway improvements with trees
Prepare for Allen Parkway closures starting April 27.  Photo by ©Morris Malakoff

Major parkway and freeway construction closures and huge sporting events mean major traffic nightmares this weekend.

Allen Parkway
All eastbound and westbound lanes from Bagby to Taft will be closed for the Bikes on Bayou festival starting at 7 pm Friday, April 27 until 5 am Monday, April 30.

I-10 East
There will be a total closure on I-10 East westbound from Sheldon to Beltway 8 east starting at 9 pm Friday, April 27 until 5 am Monday, April 30. 

I-45 Gulf
All northbound lanes from 610 South Loop to Woodridge will be shut down starting at 9 pm Friday, April 27 until 5 am Monday, April 30.

US-290
All eastbound lanes from Pinemont to 43rd St. will be shut down starting at 9 pm Friday, April 27 until noon Saturday, April 28.

Westpark Tollway
All westbound lanes from Chimney Rock to FM 1464 at Barker Clodine, and the westbound entrance ramps will be closed starting at 7 am Saturday, April 28 until 10 pm.

Hardy Toll Road

All southbound lanes will be closed along the westbound Bush Airport connector for the Memorial Hermann Ironman North American championship starting at 3 am Saturday, April 28 until 6 pm.

Also, if you are hitting the road, watch for cyclists during the BP MS 150 this weekend.

There are three Saturday morning (April 28) start points on the ride to Austin. Cyclists will spend the night on Saturday night in La Grange.

Energy Corridor Park Row riders start at 6:45 am.

Rhodes Stadium riders start at 6:45 am.

Waller Stadium riders start at 8 am.

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