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City of Houston Announces Street Closures Due to Trump Rally at Toyota Center

The rally is scheduled for Monday, October 22, at 6:30 p.m. Downtown businesses and residents are encouraged to plan accordingly.

This aerial image shows the street closures and the detour routes.

The City of Houston announced Friday street closures planned for Monday, October 22, due to President Trump’s rally at the Toyota Center, in downtown Houston.

The streets below will be closed from 5:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.:

  • Polk Street between Austin Street & Chartres Street
  • Clay Street between Austin Street & Hamilton Street
  • Bell Street between Austin Street & Chenevert Street
  • La Branch Street between Dallas Street & Leeland Street
  • Crawford Street  between Dallas Street & Polk Street
  • Jackson Street between Polk Street & Leeland Street

These will be the detour routes:

  • Chartres Street northbound
  • Capitol Street westbound
  • Caroline Street southbound
  • Leeland Street eastbound

All ride-share vehicles and private drop-offs/pick-ups will be at Caroline Street at Leeland Street.

METRO buses 40, 41, Orange & Green Links will be re-routed for the event. The public can check the METRO App or Houston Metro’s website for schedules.

METRO Rail services will operate on a regular schedule.

The line to enter the event will start on Crawford Street at Dallas Street. The line will be directed by security at the Toyota Center.

The rally is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m. The City is encouraging all downtown businesses and residents to plan accordingly.

Businesses and residents will be given access, but they will have to tell law enforcement where they need to go in order to be directed accordingly.

You can check an interactive map here: http://bit.ly/magamap

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