Traffic problems, slow spots around East Texas

A quick check of traffic conditions before you head out every morning.

Roadwork for the week of Sept. 14

Traffic switch to take place on US 69 near Zavalla

Roadwork for the week of Sept. 7

East Texas roads closed due to flooding

  18-wheeler crashes through highway barrier in Lufkin

TRAFFIC ALERT: Tree blocking lane of FM 706 in Angelina County

Continued Coverage

Deep East Texas seeing influx of traffic following coastal evacuations

Roadwork for the weeks of Aug. 24 and Aug. 31

East Texas roadwork for the week of Aug. 17

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash causes downed power lines, congested traffic in Diboll

Northbound lanes of US 259 at US 59 in Nacogdoches clear following earlier crash

Roadwork for the week of Aug. 10

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash in Nacogdoches County SH 103 East

Motorists should prepare for delays.

One dead in fiery crash on Hwy 69 S near FM 1818 in Angelina Co.

The crash happened at around 8:30 Monday morning.

East Texas roadwork for the week of Aug. 3

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the Week of August 3, 2020.

East Texas roadwork for the week of July 27

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the Week of July 27, 2020.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Heavy truck load shifts onto US 96 in Center

TxDOT shuts down shoulder on northbound side of US 59 near Diboll

East Texas roadwork for the week of July 13

East Texas roadwork for the week of July 6

  Construction project nears completion on Nacogdoches’ $2.9 million East Austin St. project

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash involving 18-wheeler reported on SH-7 east of Ratcliff

FM 2609/Austin Street in Nacogdoches set to reopen next week

TxDOT said the widening construction project on FM 2609/Austin Street in Nacogdoches is near completion this week as final striping and signage are being placed.

Work nearing completion on East Austin Street in Nacogdoches

The long awaited opening of East Austin in Nacogdoches should soon come to an end.

Roadwork for the week of June 29

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the week of June 29, 2020.

1 life-flighted, 2 taken to hospital after crash in Angelina County

Emergency crews are responding to the scene of a crash in Angelina County.

East Texas roadwork for the week of Jun 22

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the Week of June 22, 2020.

Roadwork for the week of June 15

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the Week of June 15, 2020.

East Texas roadwork for the week of June 8

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the Week of June 8, 2020.

East Texas roadwork for the week of June 1

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the Week of June 1, 2020.

East Texas driver license offices to reopen by appointment only

East Texas driver license offices to reopen by appointment only

Roadwork for the week of May 25

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the Week of May 25, 2020.

Memorial Day weekend gas prices expected to be lowest since 2003

The average gas price in Texas is six cents higher than it was last week, according to AAA Texas.

Crews working on 103 bridge in Angelina County Friday

Crews working on 103 bridge in Angelina County Friday

Increase in DPS patrols set for Memorial Day weekend

“Troopers will be specifically looking for hazardous violations: people who are speeding, people who may be drinking and driving, people who are not wearing their seatbelts,” Dark said.

East Texas roadwork for the week of May 18

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the Week of May 18, 2020.

Angelina County Sheriff’s Office warns motorists about overturned 18-wheeler on US 59

The Angelina County Sheriff’s Office has issued a traffic alert warning motorists about an 18-wheeler that rolled over on U.S. Highway 59 near Diboll Saturday.

TRAFFIC ALERT: US 59 at FM 357 and FM 1987 in Polk County to be closed at midnight for hazmat cleanup

TxDOT said the closure is estimated to take a hour.

Roadwork for the week of May 11

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the week of May 11, 2020.

WEBXTRA: Crews work to remove power lines from portion of U.S. 59 in Nacogdoches

Motorists are encouraged to use caution in the area and expect traffic delays.

Crews rescheduled to remove overhead power lines as part of U.S. 59 flyover project

The project is related to the ongoing U.S. 59 flyover construction project.

Roadwork for the week of May 4

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the Week of May 4, 2020.

Crews to remove overhead power lines as part of U.S. 59 flyover project

Crews will remove overhead electric lines that cross U.S. 59 South and the southwest area of Loop 224.

U.S. Hwy 190 bridge in Jasper County shut down for repairs for several weeks

U.S. Highway 190 bridge between Woodville and Jasper on Steinhagen Reservoir is shut down.

Roadwork for the week of April 27

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the Week of April 27, 2020.

Roadwork for the week of April 20

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the Week of April 20, 2020.

East Texas roadwork for the week of April 13

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work in the district during the Week of April 13, 2020.

Roadwork in East Texas for the week of April 6

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of April 6, 2020.

  Bridges in Sabine, Shelby counties closed to non-essential traffic as DPS steps up border screening stations

The closing comes as Texas DPS announced it would step up patrols along the Texas/Louisiana border.

Truck hauling trash overturned in Polk County

A truck hauling trash has overturned on FM 942 West in Polk County.

East Texas roadwork for the week of March 30

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of March 30, 2020.

Texas Department of Transportation reports closures in Lufkin

Early Monday morning Texas Department of Transportation Crews in Lufkin will begin repair on a damaged signal pole on US 59 and FM 819

East Texas roadwork projects for the week of March 23

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of March 23, 2020.

TxDOT: Northbound flyover on US 59 South at Loop 287 in Lufkin to be closed temporarily

Traffic will be diverted today because the northbound flyover on U.S. Highway 59 South at the intersection of South Loop 287 will be closed temporarily, so crews can repair signage, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

Roadwork for the week of March 16

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of March 16, 2020.

Nacogdoches law enforcement wrangling loose livestock, looking for owner

Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office are looking for the owner of dozens of cows found wandering from their property.

East Texas roadwork for the week of March 9

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of March 9, 2020.

Traffic signal repaired at SL 224 and FM 2259 in Nacogdoches after being damaged in crash

According to TxDOT, the signal located at SL 224 and FM 2259 has been repaired and is fully operational after being damaged in the crash.

East Texas roadwork for the week of March 2

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of March 2, 2020.

Hemphill woman killed in wrong-way driving wreck on Hwy 184

Texas DPS responded to a two-vehicle wreck on State Highway 184, about a mile and a half west of Hemphill.

Nacogdoches police: Traffic signal damaged by hit-and-run driver

The Texas Department of Transportation has issued a Traffic ALERT early Thursday at 8:02 a.m. for the Nacogdoches area.

  Construction on major U.S. 59 flyover project ‘moving along well’, TxDOT Lufkin says

Drivers can now catch a glimpse of the pillars that will help build the flyover for the Nacogdoches direct connect.

East Texas roadwork for the week of Feb. 24

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of Feb. 24, 2020.

DPS: Pedestrian struck, killed by passing semi-truck on Hwy 259

DPS PIO Sgt. David Hendry said the incident happened about twelve miles north of Nacogdoches.

FM 138, FM 414, FM 699 in Shelby County closed due to high water

The Texas Department of Transportation is reporting that FM 138, FM 414, and FM 699 in Shelby County are closed due to high water.

  Pedestrian struck by vehicle on North St. in Nacogdoches Wednesday night

Nacogdoches police confirm that they responded to a scene where a vehicle struck a pedestrian Wednesday.

SH 146 in Polk County reopened following crash

State Highway 146 in Polk County is closed from FM 2610 because of a wreck that occurred earlier today.

TRAFFIC ALERT: 18-wheeler collides with traffic light at College Drive and South First Street in Lufkin

Lufkin police said the light at College Drive and South First Street is out after a 18-wheeler collided with it.

TxDOT: Work to repair erosion on US 59 in Polk County will require lane closures

A maintenance project is scheduled to begin this week in Polk County that will require lane closures on US 59, south of Livingston.

East Texas roadwork projects for the week of Feb. 17

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of Feb. 17, 2020.

East Texas roadwork for the week of Feb. 10

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of Feb. 10, 2020.

Diboll man dies in wreck involving 18-wheeler in Lufkin

Officials have confirmed that one person died in an overnight crash on Highway 69 north of Lufkin Monday night.

Nacogdoches Police investigating single-vehicle fatal wreck

The Nacogdoches Police Department is currently investigating a single vehicle auto fatality accident in the 3000 block of NW Stallings Dr. at W. Austin St.

  TxDOT to begin pre-treating roadways in anticipation of possible freezing weather

According to TxDOT, motorists should stay alert for this moving work zone and allow them room to work through these travel lanes that are prone to freeze.

East Texas roadwork for the week of Feb. 3

TxDOT is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work around the district during the Week of Feb. 3, 2020.

SH 7 reopened after 18-wheeler wreck west of Crockett

State Highway 7 west of Crockett is closed after an 18-wheeler wreck occurred earlier today.

Tyler police: Woman died in two-vehicle wreck on Chandler Hwy

A woman died in a two-vehicle wreck that occurred in the 4700 block of Chandler Highway Thursday afternoon.

TRAFFIC ALERT: 18-wheeler caught on power line blocking traffic at Hwy 69 and Loop 287

Lufkin Police Department is working the scene where an 18-wheeler has traffic held up on Loop 287.

3-vehicle crash slows Hwy 69 in Pollok

A wreck is slowing motorists in the Pollok area Monday morning.

TxDOT: Haztmat crews on way to truck crash on SH 19 near Crockett

Hazmat crews are on their way to a truck crash that occurred on State Highway 19 in Houston County on Thursday, according to the Texas Department of Transportation’s Lufkin office.