Traffic problems, slow spots around East Texas

A quick check of traffic conditions before you head out every morning.

Telephone lines in the roadway blocking traffic on Broadway in Tyler near Lowe’s

TRAFFIC ALERT: South Broadway Avenue between 8th and 5th Street closed following crash

  VIDEO: Car flips upside down after striking power pole in Longview

East Texas driver license offices to reopen by appointment only

Road work starts on US 69 overpass at FM 346 in Smith County

Two dead in Smith County crash southeast of Lindale

Continued Coverage

Roadwork for the week of May 25

Firefighters find woman in submerged vehicle off Highway 31 near Chandler

Memorial Day weekend gas prices expected to be lowest since 2003

  Increase in DPS patrols set for Memorial Day weekend

Truck loses load of steel pipes at major Longview intersection

East Texas roadwork for the week of May 18

Smith County DPS: Injuries reported in 2-vehicle wreck near Hwy 31, FM 757 intersection

Emergency personnel have responded to a two-vehicle wreck that occurred in Smith County near the intersection of State Highway 31 and FM 757 Sunday afternoon.

Bullard police working wreck on US 69 by Whataburger

Bullard police are working a multiple-vehicle wreck on US 69 near Whataburger.

Crews install new traffic signal on S. Broadway Avenue in Tyler

The new signal light is in front of the Rose Plaza Shopping Center, which will house the new Sprouts Farmers Market.

Roadwork for the week of May 11

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the week of May 11, 2020.

Two killed in two-vehicle wreck in Upshur County

  WEBXTRA: Intersection clear after wreck on Spur 63 in Longview

Man killed in 3-vehicle wreck in Cass County

TRAFFIC ALERT: Tree trimming truck stuck under bridge at Green St. and Nelson in Longview

WEBXTRA: Gregg County deputies on scene of hit and run wreck

  Kilgore Fire and Rescue respond to vehicle accident off a bridge on County Road 1115

Multi-car crash in Smith County believed to be caused by loose cows

Around 1:30 a.m. firefighters and EMS arrived at the scene along FM 2015 just south of Interstate 20.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Motorcycle wreck on Hwy 155 near Tracker Boating Center slows traffic

SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A motorcyclist is being taken to the hospital after a wreck on Hwy 155.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck slowing traffic on Old Jacksonville Highway near Loop 323

A crash is slowing traffic on Old Jacksonville Highway near Loop 323.

Roadwork for the week of May 4

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the Week of May 4, 2020.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck slowing traffic at ENE Loop 323, American Legion Rd. in Tyler

A wreck is congesting traffic on the loop in Tyler.

Smith County emergency crews responding to 2-vehicle rollover wreck on Highway 64

Emergency personnel are responding to a two-vehicle rollover wreck on Highway 64, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety,

TRAFFIC ALERT: Vehicle fire diverting traffic on westbound I-20 at Harvey Road

A vehicle fire is causing traffic to be diverted on Interstate 20 and Harvey Rd. in the Lindale area.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Semi-truck loses load of marble on eastbound FM 344 at Hwy 155 in Tyler

A mess of marble is all over the roadway on FM 344 Monday evening.

Roadwork for the week of April 27

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the Week of April 27, 2020.

Early morning fender bender on Highway 69 North and Gentry Parkway

Early morning fender bender on Highway 69 north and Gentry Parkway

All lanes on S. Broadway between Charnwood and Dobbs streets in Tyler closed to traffic due to water main break

-Tyler police say a water main break on South Broadway Avenue has resulted in the need for immediate emergency repairs.

TRAFFIC ALERT: NB traffic on SSW Loop 323 at Chandler Hwy shut down for wreck investigation

Tyler Police Department says they’re on scene of a major wreck.

Gilmer man dies in rollover crash crossing Sabine River Bridge

At 9:14 last night, Troopers responded to a fatal crash on SH-155, approximately 1.8 miles south of the city of Big Sandy in Upshur County

Roadwork for the week of April 20

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the Week of April 20, 2020.

  Crews on scene of rollover involving propane truck in Smith County

Crews are on the scene of a rollover accident involving a propane truck in northwestern Smith County.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Power restored at 2 Gentry Pkwy intersections in Tyler

TRAFFIC ALERT: Power restored at 2 Gentry Pkwy intersections in Tyler

TRAFFIC ALERT: Power out at 2 Gentry Pkwy intersections in Tyler due to wreck

Police are asking drivers to seek an alternate route until the power can be restored.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Gas leak shuts down intersection of East Marshall and Alpine Street in Longview

Longview police said they and Longview fire are on scene of a major gas leak in the area of E. Marshall and Alpine St.

East Texas roadwork for the week of April 13

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the Week of April 13, 2020.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Tyler police report water over roadways, lights out following storms

The Tyler Police Department would like to make the citizens of Tyler and those visiting on this Easter holiday aware of street closures and intersections to avoid. Please avoid the following:

Traffic cleared at FM 346 near CR 1369 in Bullard at scene of fatal wreck

Traffic on FM 346 is at a standstill for the next 45 minutes to an hour due to a fatal wreck.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews on scene of crash on FM 344 near CR 182

The crash involves two vehicles and is near the intersection of FM 344 and CR 182.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews on scene of crash involving garbage truck on East Erwin at South Southeast Loop 323

According to Tyler police online records, the wreck is near the intersection of E. Erwin St. and S. Southeast Loop 323.

Roadwork in East Texas for the week of April 6

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of April 6, 2020.

Bridges in Sabine, Shelby counties closed to non-essential traffic as DPS steps up border screening stations

The closing comes as Texas DPS announced it would step up patrols along the Texas/Louisiana border.

TRAFFIC ALERT: 18-wheeler strikes utility pole on West Bow Street in Tyler; roadway blocked

Tyler police are asking people to avoid the area of W. Bow St. between N. Palace Ave, and N. Moore Ave.

East Texas roadwork for the week of March 30

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of March 30, 2020.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews on scene of crash involving semi-truck on FM 839 near Lake Striker

Crews are on the scene of a crash involving a semi-truck near Lake Striker.

East Texas roadwork projects for the week of March 23

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of March 23, 2020.

DPS: Canton man killed in one-vehicle wreck on SH 198 in Van Zandt County

At 6:14 this morning, troopers responded to a fatal crash on SH-198, four miles northeast of the city of Canton in Van Zandt County.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Wreck, downed power lines at intersection of Greg Lane, University Blvd in Tyler

The Tyler Police Department say they are currently working a wreck involving downed power lines at the intersection of University Boulevard and Greg Lane.

WB traffic on I20 shut down after crash with injuries

Around 5:15 am Friday, officials said the crash happened at mile marker 595 and 596.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash in Longview shuts down Loop 281 westbound near Alpine Road

Traffic is being rerouted and authorities say to use caution or avoid the area. The wreck happened around 4 pm.

Green Street in Longview closed following wreck

A wreck has caused Longview police to close Green Street Tuesday morning.

Roadwork for the week of March 16

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of March 16, 2020.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash involving 18-wheeler slowing traffic on I-20 in Harrison County

A crash involving a 18-wheeler is slowing traffic on Interstate 20 in Harrison County.

Loop 323 clear and open after 18-wheeler loses part of its cargo

They ask that you use caution if driving in the area.

Lindale police: Wrecked 18-wheeler blocking both westbound lanes on I-20

A wrecked 18-wheeler is blocking both of the westbound lanes on Interstate 20 between Toll 49 and FM 849, according to the Lindale Police Department.

Nacogdoches law enforcement wrangling loose livestock, looking for owner

Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office are looking for the owner of dozens of cows found wandering from their property.

East Texas roadwork for the week of March 9

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of March 9, 2020.

Road closures planned for Saturday’s FRESH 15 race in Tyler

Road closures are planned in south Tyler on Saturday as the Fresh 15 race winds through neighborhoods.

Lights at Hwy 69 N. and Loop 323 now working properly

Tyler police said lights at the intersection of Hwy 69 N. and Loop 323 are out due to a crash.

Railroad crossing at north Loop 323 and Texas College Road reopened

Police said the railroad arms are stuck in the down position.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Pedestrian struck by vehicle on I-20 in Smith County dies

According to DPS, the crash is in the eastbound lanes of I-20 near mile marker 573.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: I-20 partially open; one lane closed at the 581 exit eastbound

Crews are on the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 20 at MM 579.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews working to clear crash involving 18-wheeler on I-20 in Gregg County

According to DPS, the crash is in the eastbound lanes of I-20 near the 581 mile marker.

East Texas roadwork for the week of March 2

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of March 2, 2020.

Construction on major U.S. 59 flyover project ‘moving along well’, TxDOT Lufkin says

Drivers can now catch a glimpse of the pillars that will help build the flyover for the Nacogdoches direct connect.

  Rollover wreck slowing traffic on Hwy 155 near Lake Palestine

A rollover wreck on State Highway 155 south of Tyler has shut down two lanes of traffic.

East Texas roadwork for the week of Feb. 24

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of Feb. 24, 2020.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews responding to major traffic crash on West Gentry Parkway

Emergency crews are responding to a crash in Tyler.

Tyler emergency personnel responding to major wreck at Broadway, Chimney Rock

Tyler police and fire units are responding to a major wreck near the intersection of South Broad Avenue and Chimney Rock Drive.

West Rusk CCISD bus wreck scene on Hwy 64 being cleared

Update: West Rusk Sheriff’s Office says the scene is being cleared, as of 5 p.m.

  TxDOT: Drivers should expect delays as crews begin construction on Old Omen Road in Tyler

A City of Tyler spokesperson said the project should last through the end of February.

  No one injured in early morning Longview apartment fire

Longview Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a blaze at an apartment complex this morning.

Patients transported after Gregg Co. head-on wreck

Multiple people were transported by ambulance after a major wreck Tuesday afternoon in northern Gregg County.

East Texas roadwork projects for the week of Feb. 17

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of Feb. 17, 2020.

  Plans have been drawn up for I-20 expansion

Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt, along with many other county judges along the I20 corridor, was appointed to a committee to study the I-20. A plan is now in place and it shows four lanes being expanded to six.