High water locations around Deep East Texas

High water locations around Deep East Texas

(KTRE) - Motorists are contending with several high water locations Thursday morning.

According to Texas Department of Transportation officials, several highways in Sabine, Angelina, and San Jacinto Counties have flooding conditions.

In Angelina County, Farm-to-Market 2497 is closed due to flooding. Farm-to-Market Road 324 also known at Old Diboll Highway has high water locations, but is not closed at this time.

TxDOT sent out an alert Thursday that said that water is over the road on FM 1818 at Buck Creek, Biloxi Creek, and Bear Creek in Angelina County. That portion of 1818 is now closed to through traffic.

"Do not drive around barricades," said Rhonda Oaks, a spokeswoman for TxDOT. "Reduce speeds and choose alternate routes."

High water locations in Sabine County: State Highway 87 S. at Farm-to-Market Road 3315, FM 2971, FM 2343, FM 2024, and FM 83 in Pineland near the high school. Travel is discouraged in these areas until the water recedes, according to Texas Department of Public Safety officials.

In San Jacinto County, only one lane is open on FM 222 at Big Creek Road. High water has been reported in the southbound lane of FM 945 north at the San Jacinto River in San Jacinto County. Travel is discouraged.

Water has been reported over the roadway on FM 2262 and on FM 357 at Alabama Creek in Trinity County. Water has receded on FM 356 and on SH 94.

Get a check on all high water locations in Deep East Texas at Drivetexas.org. This story will continue to update.

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