Traffic alert: Southbound lanes of I-35 closed near US 290 closed after truck crash

a man standing in a parking lot: Traffic alert (C) American-Statesman file Traffic alert

A crash involving a truck has caused closures on the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 near U.S.

290, according to Texas Department of Transportation officials. The Texas Department of Transportation tweeted shortly before 7:48 p.m. Thursday that traffic is being detoured to the frontage road.

Austin fire officials said they saw an uptick of calls related to crashes after roads froze over again Thursday evening. 

This is a developing story; check back later for details. 

Traffic Alert: Southbound I-35 closed at 290/71 Ben White Frwy due to truck crash.

Traffic detouring to the frontage road at Exit 231. #my35 #atxtraffic

-- TxDOT Austin (@TxDOTAustin) February 19, 2021

This article originally appeared on Austin American-Statesman: Traffic alert: Southbound lanes of I-35 closed near US 290 closed after truck crash

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