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The Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) announced Thursday, Jan. 17, that an oversized heavy transport will be making its way from SH 146 at Cedar Bayou, to SH 146 north of Interstate 10 on late Friday, Jan. 18, and Saturday evening, Jan. 19.

According to a statement from TXDOT, the haul will begin at 10 p.m. on Friday and is expected to last into the morning hours of Saturday, Jan. 19. It will park near the I-10 and FM 3180 intersection until continuing the move beginning 10 p.m. Saturday night. 

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Orange police officers were dispatched to the Texas Travel Information Center on Interstate 10 on Dec. 29 at about 4:45 a.m. concerning a major accident.

When officers arrived, they found a white 2014 Chevrolet truck driven by a 41-year-old Sulphur man had collided with two parked vehicles. The first vehicle struck was a 2014 Toyota Corolla occupied by two women, ages 37 and 38, from Lockhart, Texas. The 37-year-old was transported to St. Elizabeth via ambulance, while the 38-year-old was flown to the hospital.

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Texas Department of Transportation stated that the right lane of Rainbow Bridge on the Port Arthur side is closed temporarily due to water over the road from high tides.  Hurricane Michael is currently impacting Florida and has caused higher tides than normal for Southeast Texas.    Highway 87 on Bolivar Pennisula was also closed due to high tides on Tuesday, Oct. 9. 

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Expect alternating lane closures along I-10 eastbound between 11 St. and the Neches River the night of Tuesday, Oct. 2, and morning of Wednesday, Oct. 3, 9 p.m. - 5 a.m. According to a press release from TxDOT, crews will be restriping.     

Road conditions and traffic updates available on Facebook.com/txdot and Twitter.com/TxDOTBeaumont. 

For more information, contact Sarah [dot] Dupre [at] txdot [dot] gov or (409) 898-5745

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According to a press release form Texas Department of Transportation; I10 westbound will be detoured to SH124 Wednesday, May 30 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., due to construction to the Brush Island overpass. I10 eastbound will be detoured to SH124 Thursday night, May 31 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.     

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Citizens took a stand, and city and county officials took heed of constituents’ opposition when the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced plans to eliminate the Brooks Road overpass as part of ongoing widening projects on Interstate 10.

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A second wave of debris removal will begin March 12 in the area between 25th Street and SH 73. This will include Foster Estates and the immediate adjacent area. City employees will continue debris removal in the remaining areas throughout the city. 

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At approximately 5 p.m. Saturday, March 3, a one-vehicle crash near mile marker 859 in Orange County shut down westbound Interstate 10 for about two hours.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), a Chevrolet Avalanche was traveling westbound on Interstate 10. For an unknown reason, the vehicle struck the inside concrete wall, traveled back across the westbound traffic lanes and struck the outside concrete wall. Upon impact, the driver was ejected from the vehicle.

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Traffic along US 69 southbound between Lumberton and Beaumont will be down to one lane starting Jan. 9 as crews begin a project to improve drainage, TxDOT spokesperson Sarah Dupre said in a release.

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The "Christmas Wave" of the Port Arthur Police Department/TxDOT S.T.E.P Program will commence on Friday, Dec.

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