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TRAFFIC: US-59 through San Jacinto County closed in both directions due to flooding

HOUSTON – Both directions of US-59 running through San Jacinto County were forced to closed Saturday evening due to high water, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

TxDOT officials said drivers heading northbound will be forced to take Highway 105 East from Cleveland to Highway 146, and then go north to Livingston.

Drivers needing to head southbound on US-59 will be forced to take Highway 146 in Livingston to Highway 105, and then go back to US-59.