TRAFFIC ALERT: Big rig wreck in NE Houston

Ramp from Highway 59 southbound to 610 North Loop

Published On: Jul 09 2013 12:00:31 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 09 2013 12:19:36 PM CDT
HOUSTON -

A big rig that lost its load is causing a traffic mess in northeast Houston.

Shortly after 11am, an 18 wheeler hit a guard rail and lost its load on the Highway 59 (Eastex Freeway) southbound ramp to the 610 North Loop.

That ramp is closed so crews can clean up the mess.

One main lane of the Eastex freeway southbound is also closed to traffic. The Loop is open.

Check the Local 2 Timesaver Traffic Map here.