I-10 Closed at Texas-Louisiana Border Due to Rising Flood Waters

Drivers should use I-20 as alternate route

Jo-Carolyn Goode | 3/15/2016, 10:37 a.m.
Due to continued flooding from excessive rainfall along the Texas-Louisiana state line, the Texas Department of Transportation has closed Interstate ...

AUSTIN – Due to continued flooding from excessive rainfall along the Texas-Louisiana state line, the Texas Department of Transportation has closed Interstate 10 near the state line. All motorists who are driving eastbound to Louisiana should use I-20 as an alternate route. For those traveling on I-10 from:

El Paso take I-20 East of Van Horn

San Antonio take I-35 North to I-20 East to Shreveport

Houston take US 59 North to I-20 East to Shreveport

Beaumont take US 96 North to US 69 North to US 59 North to I-20 East to Shreveport

Please visit www.DriveTexas.org and follow @TxDOT on Twitter and TxDOT on Facebook for updates.

A reminder that if you are driving in areas where water is crossing the road, remember #TurnAroundDontDrown.

For more information, visit www.DriveTexas.org