Texas Ave. Transitions to Two-Way

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Release Date: May 23, 2014

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The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) is the region’s largest public transit provider, offering safe, reliable and affordable transportation services about 370,000 times per day. Besides operating more than 1,200 buses, METRO is currently expanding its 13-mile Red Line with two new lines under construction. METRO’s services also include: Star Vanpool, METROLift, HOV lanes, HOT lanes, Bikes-on-Buses/Trains program, Park & Ride, and road improvement projects. Learn more about METRO services at ridemetro.org where you will also find information about our T.R.I.P. app and the new digital, interactive rider tool METRO 360 [take a seat].



Texas (Hamilton-Bastrop) Now 2-Way

Detailed map of downtown Texas Ave. area

Traffic Advisory:

Texas Ave., between Hamilton and Bastrop, will permanently change from a one-way to a two-way roadway.  The traffic lane change is being made in the EaDo/downtown area, effective Friday, May 23 due to METRO’s light-rail expansion.

Traffic on Texas Ave. will change from eastbound only to two eastbound lanes and one westbound lane between Hamilton and Bastrop. Click here for complete details.