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
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.