Highway 59 partially closed in Shelby County due to flood damage

Highway 59 partially closed in Shelby County due to flood damage
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TIMPSON, TX (KTRE) - A highway in Shelby County has been closed due to damage from flooding.

The inside southbound lane of Highway 59 in Timpson has been shut down due to concrete damage from recent flooding, according to the Texas Department of Transportation Lufkin office.

“This is located at the railroad underpass in Timpson near Bear Drive,” TxDOT-Lufkin said in a statement on social media.

No timeline for reopening the highway has been determined.

Drivers are urged to reduce their speed when traveling through the area.

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