5th St. closed for DNC

by: Jamie Bowers Updated:

  • 5th St. will be closed between College St. and Myers St. (near the Uptown Post Office) starting at 9 a.m. on Sunday, September 2nd.
  • Starting at 8 p.m. on Monday, September 3rd, the closure will be extended, with traffic blocked between Tryon St. and Myers St.
  • 5th St. will reopen on Friday, September 7th, at 9 a.m.

Most other nearby streets will also be closed.  If traveling from Uptown toward Independence Blvd., use Tryon St. to 11th St. (right) to the I-277/Brookshire Freeway entrance ramp to Independence Blvd. as an alternate route.