LIST: Ice on Roadways & Road Closures
7:30 AM UPDATE: Road condition updates are suspended until further notice. Every road surface is Harris and Montgomery County are covered in ice and snow. Nearly every road in both Harris and Montgomery County is covered in ice or snow. —Stay tuned to this page for live updates for reports of ice on roadways and road closures. Harris County*NOTE: Spring Happenings will only be reporting on locations in Harris County that are north of the Sam Houston Tollway, west of US-59, and east of SH-249.springhappenings.com
Ask 2: Can you get highway video for insurance purposes?
As part of our Ask 2 series, the newsroom will answer your questions about all things Houston. Question: Cypress viewer Amy Bailey asks: Can you get highway video for insurance purposes? Answer: For this answer, we contacted Joshua Shideler PIO, Senior Staff Analyst for Houston TranStar who said, “Houston TranStar has a system of approximately 1,000 closed-circuit television cameras within its freeway system. These cameras are used for monitoring freeway incidents and real-time traffic conditions. We don’t record video, but we do keep an eye on all of our cameras every single day.
18-wheeler involved in accident blocking Katy Freeway westbound at Blalock
HOUSTON – An 18-wheeler involved in an accident has multiple lanes blocked on the I-10 Katy Freeway. The 18-wheeler appears to be blocking the westbound lanes on the I-10 Katy Freeway at Blalock. Houston Transtar video showed the first four lanes blocked. Only one lane is being utilized at this time. Police have urged drivers to find an alternate route.