Division of Facilities Management Press Release For Immediate Release SIDEWALK CLOSURE ON WHEELER AVE FROM TUESDAY, AUGUST 31ST THROUGH SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3RD Due to the construction along Wheeler Street for the future METRO Rail, the sidewalk along the north side of Wheeler Avenue will be closed from Cougar Place Drive to Cullen Boulevard. The closure will be in effect from Tuesday, August 31st through Sunday, October 3rd. Pedestrians will be directed to use Cougar Place Drive as an alternative route to Cullen Boulevard (See exhibit below). The University of Houston is working to minimize the impact of the construction. For questions about the closure and detour, please contact the University of Houston Department of Public Safety at (713) 743-3333.