Icy conditions force bridges closed in Lufkin

RELEASE FROM LUFKIN TXDOT

LUFKIN (KYTX) - US 59 connector bridges at Loop 287 S in Lufkin were closed at about 11:30 Thursday night due to ice. Both northbound and southbound are closed until further notice.

Crews are out around the district monitoring and applying rock to bridges, overpasses and other areas as needed to help improve traction and safety.

Motorists are advised to assess weather and road conditions before starting the morning commute.  If icy conditions exist, avoid travel if at all possible


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