UPDATE: All lanes of US-59 just south of Nacogdoches back open after 18-wheeler wreck

UPDATE: All lanes of US-59 just south of Nacogdoches back open after 18-wheeler wreck

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - UPDATE: Tx-DOT says all lanes of US 59 are now clear and open for travel.

According to Tx-DOT,  US 59 just south of Nacogdoches in Nacogdoches County remains closed in the right-hand southbound lane. Cleanup is expected to be completed by 3 pm. Choose alternate routes or expect possible delays through this crash scene. Motorists should reduce speed in the area and stay alert.

A wreck involving an overturned 18-wheeler is partially blocking Highway 59 in Nacogdoches County.

According to Tx-DOT officials, an overturned 18-wheeler is blocking the outside southbound lane of Highway 59 south of Nacogdoches.

Officials say the wreck could take several hours to clear and motorists should use alternate routes to avoid delays. The roadway isn't expected to be cleared until 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

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