GRAPELAND, TX (KTRE) - Released by the Texas Department of Transportation:
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) says FM 227 west of Grapeland will remain closed following the collapse of a culvert and partial washing away of the roadway after continuous rain. The roadway was closed at about 1 a.m. and will remain closed until repairs can be made.
According to TxDOT, FM 227 is closed approximately three miles west of Grapeland where the collapse occurred. This is about a half-mile east of FM 2544. School buses, motorists and others who travel this route must use alternate routes to reach their destinations until the roadway is repaired.