Standing water shuts down northbound lane of Interstate 45

Published On: Feb 19 2013 07:36:02 AM CST

Standing water in northeast Houston forced police to close one lane of a freeway Tuesday.

Houston police shut down one northbound lane of the North Freeway near Hogan Street around 6:30 a.m. until the water could recede.

Police temporarily rerouted traffic so commuters could avoid the high water. Traffic was backed up in the area.

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