US 69 traffic in Pollok area being diverted while load is transferred

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Southbound traffic on US 69 north of Lufkin is being diverted to the middle lane while crews transfer a large load from a broken-down tractor-trailer to another.

The truck has been sitting on the side of the highway for a few days.

TxDOT spokeswoman Kathi White said N-Line trucking company has hired a flagging company to assist with traffic control during the removal.

The scene was cleared by 1 p.m.

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