TEXAS, USA — Some bridges, overpasses and roadways remina closed follow this weeks arctic blast in Southeast Texas.
Here's a list of road closures in Southeast Texas. You can find more details by scrolling through the story, which we are updating throughout the day and night. The newest items will be at the top.
Below is a list of roadways that have been closed due to the weather.
Feb. 18, 5 p.m. — The Maury-Meyers bridge, Lindbergh Overpass and Dowlen Road overpass have all reopened following the severe winter weather, Beaumont Police Officer Carol Riley said.
All three bridges originally closed Sunday, Feb. 14 at 8:30 p.m.
Beaumont Transit service started again Thursday, Feb. 18 at 10 a.m. after stopping due to inclement weather Monday, Feb. 15.
Feb. 18, 6 a.m. — Along Texas 73 Thursday morning the southbound Rainbow Bridge was reported by TxDOT to be open while the northbound Veterans Memorial Bridge remained closed.
Feb. 17, 3:30 p.m. — The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge on TX 82 has been reopened, but roads are still icy.
Feb. 15, 5:45 p.m. —The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge on TX 82 has been deemed unsafe for travel due to ice accumulation and is now closed.
Feb. 17, 6:15 p.m. — The US 96 overpass at FM 105 has reopened, but icy conditions remain throughout Southeast Texas. If you are able to do so, please stay home, TxDOT spokesperson Sarah Dupre said in a news release.
Feb. 17, 10:45 a.m. — US 96 overpass at FM 105 in Evadale closed again due to ice. Please do not cross barricades on the road, TxDOT said. Travel is still discouraged due to icy conditions across Southeast Texas.
Feb 16, 10 a.m. — The U.S. Highway 96 overpass at FM 105 is closed due to ice.
Feb. 17, 7:19 p.m. — The Cameron Ferry is back in service.
Feb. 17, 1:26 a.m. — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the Cameron Ferry will be out of service, Wednesday, Feb. 17 beginning at 1:00 a.m. until further notice.
Feb. 16, 10 a.m. — The Black Bayou Bridge on LA 384 over the Intracoastal Waterway is open to traffic.
Feb. 16, 12:30 a.m. — The Black Bayou Bridge on LA 384 over the Intracoastal Waterway will be closed to vehicle traffic Tuesday, Feb. 16 until further notice. The bridge will remain open to marine traffic.
This list will be updated as more information becomes known.
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