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Transportation
Texas Department of Transportation
News Release
Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Update: The Texas Department of Transportation advised that Interstate Highway 10 westbound at the Louisiana state line has been closed due to flooding.

I-10 CLOSED AT TEXAS-LOUISIANA BORDER DUE TO RISING FLOOD WATERS

Drivers should use I-20 as alternate route

AUSTIN – 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 are driving eastbound to Louisiana should use I-20 as an alternate route.  For those traveling on I-10 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 TxDOT on Facebook for updates.

A reminder that if you are driving in areas where water is crossing the road, remember #TurnAroundDontDrown.

For more information, contact TxDOT Media Relations at Sarah Dupre SarahDupre@txdot.gov or (409) 291-0947.




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