Advertisement

Trees down across roadways; flooded streets causing issues in East Texas

A group of people work to clear a tree that fell across East Side Road near Lake Tyler....
A group of people work to clear a tree that fell across East Side Road near Lake Tyler. Tuesday. (Source: KLTV Staff)(KLTV Staff)
Updated: May. 11, 2021 at 6:38 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

DEEP EAST TEXAS (KTRE) - Tuesday’s storms have caused issues across East Texas, including trees falling across roadways.

Lufkin’s Groesbeck Street is blocked between South First Street and Second Street because of flooding.

TxDOT Lufkin reports trees are reported down in Houston County in various locations including SH 7 East, SH 19 South and FM 1280. Motorists should choose alternate routes until roadways are cleared. TxDOT crews are working to clear the roadways.

TxDOT also says several locations in Trinity County have roads underwater. Drivers should stay off the roadway or choose alternate routes until flooding subsides. Current roadways include FM 2781-Pennington to Kennard FM 1280-Houston County US 287 in Groveton FM 356-Trinity

Copyright 2021 KTRE. All rights reserved.