Storm, tornado damage prompts several road closures in Pasadena Wednesday: See list

Significant damage to homes and businesses in Pasadena after tornado

PASADENA, Texas – Damage from Tuesday’s storms and a tornado has prompted the closure of several roadways in the Pasadena area.

As a result of the heavy damage sustained during the severe weather, some traffic lights are out and several roads have debris on them, according to the Pasadena Police Department.

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Police are asking the public to avoid the following areas in order to provide immediate access to first responders and utility companies:

  • Fairmont Parkway @ Mickey Gilley Boulevard
  • Vista Road @ Mickey Gilley Boulevard
  • 5150 Burke Road (where the Pasadena Animal Shelter is located)
  • Iroquois Drive/Ponca Street
  • Spencer Highway from Space Center Boulevard to Lilac Street (includes Beltway 8 intersection)

Traffic lights are also out at several locations, so drivers are urged to be careful.