Houston Roads Still Closed On Tuesday

Historic rains drenched Houston and surrounding areas causing widespread flooding on many of our roadways and some of those floodwaters have yet to recede.

Click HERE for photos of the flooding .

As of 6:28am CST, here are the roads still considered unpassable by Houston TranStar:

SH-99 GRAND PARKWAY – West Northbound At Louetta Exit Ramp
SH-99 GRAND PARKWAY – West Southbound At Louetta Exit Ramp
US-59 Southbound At Williams Way Blvd Entrance Ramp
IH-610 WEST LOOP Southbound At N BRAESWOOD BLVD 3 Frontage Road Lanes
IH-610 WEST LOOP Northbound At N BRAESWOOD BLVD 3 Frontage Road Lanes
WESTPARK TOLLWAY Eastbound At POST OAK Exit Ramp
IH-10 Westbound At PEDERSON RD Right Lane,Center Lane
SH-6 Northbound At CLAY RD All Mainlanes
SH-6 Southbound At CLAY RD All Mainlanes
SH-99 GRAND PARKWAY – West Southbound At Stockdick School Rd Right Lane
SH-99 GRAND PARKWAY – West Northbound At Stockdick School Rd All Mainlanes
US-290 NORTHWEST Eastbound At LITTLE YORK RD 3 Frontage Road Lanes
SH-99 GRAND PARKWAY – West Northbound At FM 529/Freeman Rd 3 Frontage Road Lanes
US-59 EASTEX Northbound At LAUDER RD 3 Frontage Road Lanes
US-59 EASTEX Southbound At LEE RD 3 Frontage Road Lanes
US-59 EASTEX Northbound At LEE RD 3 Frontage Road Lanes
BELTWAY 8-NORTH Westbound At HARDY TOLL 2 Frontage Road Lanes
BELTWAY 8-NORTH Eastbound At HARDY TOLL All Mainlanes
HARDY TOLL ROAD Northbound At BELTWAY 8-NORTH Exit Ramp
HARDY TOLL ROAD Southbound At BELTWAY 8-NORTH Exit Ramp
SH-249 TOMBALL PARKWAY Southbound At BS 249/ HOLDERRIETH All Mainlanes
SH-249 TOMBALL PARKWAY Northbound At BS 249/ HOLDERRIETH 4 Frontage Road Lanes
SH-99 Grand Pkwy – North Westbound At FM-2920 All Mainlanes
SH-99 Grand Pkwy – North Eastbound At FM-2920 All Mainlanes
SH-99 Grand Pkwy – North Eastbound At Boudreaux Rd All Mainlanes
SH-99 Grand Pkwy – North Westbound At Boudreaux Rd All Mainlanes
FM-2920 Westbound At TELGE RD All Mainlanes
SH-249 Southbound At DECKER PRAIRIE All Mainlanes
US-59 Southbound At FM-2090 3 Frontage Road Lanes
US-59 Northbound At LOOP 573

In a statement from the Office of Emergency Management, Houston officials ask that you please avoid making contact of ALL flood waters for your own safety;
Life threatening conditions persist across Harris County due to continued flooding in neighborhoods and on some roadways. Flood water is EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. Residents are STRONGLY ADVISED to STAY OUT OF FLOOD WATERS!

What You Should Do:
Turn Around, Don’t Drown! ® Avoid walking or driving through flood waters.
Just 6 inches of moving water can knock you down, and 2 feet of water can sweep your vehicle away.
DO NOT allow children to play or swim in flood water. Waters may conceal dangerous objects as well as contain hazardous chemicals, reptiles, snakes, insects and other critters.
After a flood,
If you have left your home, return only when it is safe.
Be aware of areas where floodwaters have receded and watch out for debris. Floodwaters often erode roads and walkways.
Do not attempt to drive through areas that are still flooded.
Avoid standing water as it may be electrically charged from underground or downed power lines.
Photograph damage to your property for insurance purposes.

In concerns of property damage, the OEM advises:

While Governor Abbott has issued a State Disaster Declaration, the President has not yet issued a Presidential Declaration of Disaster. No aid will be available unless or until this is done. If a Presidential Disaster Declaration is received, aid will be through the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Small Business Administration. Full details will be released as information becomes available.

 

-Sarah E!

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