TxDOT: NB lanes closed due to 18-wheeler rolled over on US 59/US 259 overpass in Nacogdoches,

TxDOT: NB lanes closed due to 18-wheeler rolled over on US 59/US 259 overpass in Nacogdoches,

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - The Texas Department of Transportation is reporting that an 18-wheeler has overturned on the U.S. Highway 59/U.S. Highway 259 overpass.

Rhonda Oaks, a spokeswoman for TxDOT, said the northbound lanes are closed because of the overturned 18-wheeler. Hazmat crews are en route to the scene, she said.

"Motorists should prepare for delays," Oaks said.

According to the TxDOT Lufkin's Twitter page, they anticipate the wreck will be cleared by 10 p.m. Until then, they ask that drivers seek alternate routes.

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