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Cold front runs from Central Liberty county to Sabine Pass where a band of tstorms have formed. These are moving southeast. Drier air will continue to filter in this afternoon and tonight. Southerly winds will return Wednesday into Thursday ahead of Friday's system.
US 69 and US 96 in Lumberton closed Wednesday for crash reconstruction
The Texas Department of Public Safety, with the assistance of The Texas Department of Transportation, will close parts of US-69 and US 96 in Lumberton beginning at 9am on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. The road closures are due to the reconstruction of the fatal crash that occurred in Lumberton in early February 2014.
The road closures and detours will be as follows:
US-69 Southbound Traffic from the Lumberton area will be closed at the Mitchell Road exit. Traffic will be diverted onto the feeder road.
US-96 Southbound Traffic from the Lumberton area will be closed and diverted onto the southbound shoulder of US-96. Traffic will be down to one lane which will be the southbound shoulder of US-96.
The public should expect traffic delays in the area of the road closures from 9am until 1pm.