If you already have weekend plans, make sure you include these road closures and alternate routes to your destination.
All of U.S. 59 will be closed at West Loop 610 this weekend and again next weekend. The closure will begin at 9 p.m. Friday night and last through 5 a.m. the following Monday. Shutdowns the following weekend will also begin and end at these times, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. Several adjacent interchanges will also be closed for the work.
Houston liquefied natural gas company Cheniere Energy is one step closer to bringing its newest Sabine Pass liquefaction train into service at its Sabine Pass LNG export facility, located in Cameron Parish along the Louisiana coast. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Wednesday approved Cheniere’s Sept. 15 request to introduce...
HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) – Yes, you read that right. We will, yet again, see the total closure of I-69 north and southbound at the West loop from 9 P.M. on September 24 until 5 A.M. September 27. By now you’re pretty familiar with the alternate routes, but let’s go over...
Weather forecasters expect this to be a great weekend to get outside in the Houston region, but if those plans involve Interstate 69 south of the Galleria, expect delays. Crews working on the freeway’s interchange with Loop 610 will close I-69 in both directions at 9 p.m. Friday, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. Lanes will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, officials said. In the interim, drivers should expect lengthy delays and detours in the area, often traffic-clogged by shoppers and travelers even when all lanes are open.
With the sheer number of outdated and in-construction roads, inescapably long commutes, and the most dangerous highway, Houston, and Texas alike, can’t seem to shake the title of "worst state for driving." Zutobi, the world’s leading driver’s education company, conducted a study on the top 10 worst states for driving,...
Cars and trucks were cruising up and down Studewood Street, like they normally would on a Saturday afternoon, until a woman pushing a stroller stood at the curb and made it clear she wanted to walk across. The driver of a truck heading south stopped and waved toward the woman,...
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Joshua Marbley starts his shift as a METROLift driver around 2:30 a.m., traveling through apartment complexes to pick up residents with disabilities who scheduled their trips in advance. He's been an operator for more than six years and has several regulars who need dialysis at the...
TRAFFIC DELAYS: Crews are working to remove the over-height truck that slammed into the bridge. The work has closed some lanes for hours, police say.
HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) ACCIDENT CLEARED: LOOP 610/I-45 – All lanes on N Loop 610 at I-45 have reopened – Watch LIVE in the app for drive times with Hannah Trippett. 6AM – We’ve got a major traffic issue on the North Loop at I-45. If you’re trying to get on to I- 45, there is a major accident that just switched to a HAZMAT spill. A big rig toppled over on the interchange ramp to go north on to 45. So we are talking about the interchange but it is affecting all the main lanes.
UPDATE: All main lanes at I-10 eastbound at Houston Avenue now open after oversized truck hit bridge
HOUSTON – All main lanes at the Houston Avenue bridge over I-10 eastbound are now open after an oversized truck struck the bridge Tuesday afternoon. Before opening, TxDOT inspectors had to inspect the bridge for any damages, according to a tweet. Earlier update to this story can be found below:
Zipping by FM 517 West means most people don’t notice the Dickinson Railroad Depot building sitting on the south side of the road. Occasionally a passerby does see the green building and stops in. “We get visitors who are surprised and delighted when they walk in,” said Executive Director Joan...
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