TXDot

The Texas Department of Transportation today announced the launch of a new Web-based  Crash Report Online Purchase System that allows the public to immediately access vehicle crash reports. Filed with TxDOT by law enforcement agencies, these reports often are requested by individuals seeking documentation of a crash.

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Monday, Dec. 9, drivers may have noticed a difference when making a left turn at some traffic lights in Vidor.

Instead of a solid green light for a permitted left turn in a left turn lane, drivers will find a flashing yellow arrow reminding them to take caution when turning. Green and red arrows for protected left turns will remain.

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In an effort to help Texas drivers keep their child passengers properly secured, the Texas Department of Transportation announced it is offering free, year-round child safety seat inspections conducted by certified technicians. The inspections are available by appointment at each of TxDOT’s 25 district offices.

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The outside west and eastbound lanes of the IH-10 frontage roads from 11th Street to 7th Street in Beaumont will be closed

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According to the Texas Department of Transportation, FM 105 between the limits of FM1135 and FM1442 will be reduced from two lanes to one lane of traffic with flaggers at each end. The traffic closure is from Friday, Aug. 23 through Monday, Aug. 26, and then Tuesday, Aug. 27, from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. for road work.

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Traffic alert from the Texas Department of Transportation:

Rainbow Bridge

A crew will be conducting the biyearly inspection on the Rainbow Bridge between Port Arthur and Bridge City beginning Monday, Aug, 5. One lane will be closed throughout the inspection process. See schedule below.

Right lane closed

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In an effort to alert drivers and manage traffic incidents, the Texas Department of Transportation is installing warning signs along Interstate 10 in Beaumont.

Signs are currently being installed with the warning “DETOUR WHEN FLASHING, IH10 CLOSED IN Beaumont” to let drivers know if the interstate is closed in Beaumont, according to a press release from TxDOT.

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The 2013 Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Hurricane Evacuation map is now available. A detailed map can be seen at the TxDOT website at http://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/division/traffic/safety/weather/hurricane.html.

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Contract bridge crews are preparing for this weekend’s traffic switch on the Neches River bridge (Purple Heart Memorial), according to a press release from The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). TXDOT says crews will begin the process of shifting eastbound traffic to the westbound bridge this evening, Friday, March 22, at 9 p.m. The process is expected to take two days, stretching into the weekend.

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