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Texas & Louisiana Officials Close I-10 At State Line Due To Rising Flood Waters

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Update 8:37am – Due to continued flooding from excessive rainfall along the Texas-Louisiana state line, the Texas Department of Transportation has closed Interstate 10 near the state line. All motorists who typically drive the I-10 route need to take an alternate route to I-20, such as those traveling from:
• El Paso take I-20 East of Van Horn
• San Antonio take I-35 North to I-20 East to Shreveport
• Houston take US 59 North to I-20 East to Shreveport
• Beaumont take US 96 North to US 69 North to US 59 North to I-20 East to Shreveport

Please visit www.DriveTexas.org and follow @TxDOT on Twitter and check this Facebook page for updates.
A reminder that if you are driving in areas where water is crossing the road, remember ‪#‎TurnAroundDontDrown‬. ‪#‎TxDOTWx‬


 

Houston, Texas – March 14th, 2016: Texas and Louisiana officials are closely monitoring the extreme flooding event along the Sabine River. According to ABC13 Houston, officials are considering closing Interstate 10 near the state line on Tuesday morning.

If you are traveling this route, closely monitor local media for additional information.

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