Division of Facilities Management Press Release For Immediate Release COUGAR PLACE DRIVE WILL BE CLOSED AT WHEELER STREET FROM THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2ND THROUGH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH Due to the construction along Wheeler Street for the future METRO Rail, Cougar Place Drive will be temporarily closed from Wheeler Street to the first driveway to the University Child Care Center. The closure will be in effect from Thursday, September 2nd through Thursday, September 9th. The road will be opened Saturday, September 4th for the University of Houston Football game against Texas State. Traffic on Wheeler needing access to Cougar Place Drive will need to turn north on Cullen Avenue and then left (west) at Cougar Place Drive (See exhibit below). Sidewalks will remain open along Cougar Place Drive. 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.