I-10 Closed At Texas-Louisiana Border Due To Rising Flood Waters

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Drivers should use I-20 as alternate route

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 Facebookfor updates.

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

For more information, contact TxDOT Media Relations at MediaRelations@txdot.gov or (512) 463-8700.

Misty Boggs
Misty Boggs is the Creative Director at MSGPR. She lives in Angelina County and recently earned her bachelor's degree in Public Relations and a minor in Creative Writing at Stephen F. Austin State University in 2020. She is currently working on obtaining her MBA from Lamar University. Between studying and working, she enjoys teaching her niece and nephew the fine art of never growing old.

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