As most of you are aware, the 2014 “Offshore Technology Conference” kicks off
Monday, May 5th and continues through Thursday, May 8th. Expect heavy vehicle
traffic in and around the Reliant Park area, with the heaviest days being
Tuesday and Wednesday. Parking lot gates are open for public at 6:00 AM each
day. For your information, please see the following:
Cash Parking: Cash parking is available in Reliant Park’s Blue, Green, and
Yellow lots. Electronic Message Boards have been placed in the Reliant Park area
to assist with way-finding. In addition, “OTC” is in communication with “Metro”
to direct parking overflow to their “South Fannin” light rail lot, located on
Fannin South of 610.
Taxis/Limos – All taxis and limos will either enter Gate 11 off of Kirby Drive
which services the Reliant Center, OR, enter at Gate 6 off of the 610 Frontage
road to service Reliant Arena. Staff will direct vehicles to the appropriate
areas and a cab stand will be fully operational each event day. Please inform
all drivers that picking up and dropping off along city streets and within lane
closures is not authorized. Also, inform all drivers to follow the directions of
Reliant Park police and staff.
METRO – The METRO ADA lift program will continue to pick-up and drop-off outside
of the BHP entrance of Reliant Stadium. Light rail operations should expect
heavy traffic from Downtown, South towards Reliant Park in the morning hours,
and prepared for the reverse at approximately 1:00 PM each day. Also, expect a
slightly higher number of patrons riding the rail from Fannin South.
TX DOT and the City of Houston- Way finding signs have already been approved and
deployed throughout the region. Please inform me of any road construction, lane
closures, etc… which may impact our traffic control plan.
HPD: Thank you for your continued support and please advise us of any concerns,
traffic related or otherwise which have not already been expressed.
If anyone needs any other information, please feel free to contact me at any of
the numbers (email is best) below.
Ryan Boros | Security & Parking Manager, SMG-Reliant Park
832.667.1453 | 832.667.3292 Fax | 713.539.8291 Verizon Wireless Cell
One Reliant Park | Houston, TX 77054