After being canceled due to expected bad weather, the planned closure of Interstate 20 between Longview and Hallsville and demolition of the Lansing Switch Road bridge over the interstate has been rescheduled.
Eastbound traffic will exit at Loop 281 and be detoured down FM 968 to FM 450 where they will get back on I-20. Westbound traffic will exit at FM 450 and be detoured up to US 80 and then to Loop 281 where they will get back on I-20.
The investigators’ preliminary report indicates the driver of a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling the wrong way on the multilane-divided highway, heading southbound in the northbound lanes when it struck a 2015 Ford F150 head-on.
The Click It or Ticket campaign made its tour through Tyler, Texas on Tuesday as part of their annual state wide campaign encouraging Texas drivers to buckle up. A billboard was put up on Fair Park Dr. near the CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rose stadium.
Creeks in Nacogdoches and Nacogdoches County are subsiding, but still rushing after heavy rains. Nacogdoches County Road Administrator Doyle Williams reported this morning about 30 roads still closed due to water or trees over the road.
May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and the Texas Department of Transportation’s annual “Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles” campaign gets underway to call attention to the safety precautions motorists can take to protect motorcyclists and themselves.