highland avenue

The City of Beaumont is resurfacing West Florida Ave. from Highland Ave. to Hagner Road. According to a press release from the City of Beaumont, West Florida Ave. will be closed daily from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. with limited access during the resurfacing project. The project is expected to be completed on or before August 13.

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Several lane closures and traffic delays in Southeast Texas can be expected in the next few days, TxDOT PIO Sarah Dupre reported.

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Traffic along US 69 southbound at West Port Arthur Road in Beaumont will be down to one lane daily through this Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., TxDOT PIO Sarah Dupre reported Jan. 9.

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An unattended pot on a stovetop of a local apartment is believed to be responsible for a fire at the residence on May 8, Beaumont Fire-Rescue reports.

According to a news release from Beaumont Fire-Rescue, at approximately 11:34 a.m., units responded to a reported structure fire in the 4900 block of Highland Avenue. When firefighters arrived, they found an apartment building with heavy smoke coming from one apartment. Firefighters were able to make a quick attack and confine the fire to the kitchen of the single apartment.

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