Portion of Highway 6 shut down

April 30, 2009 10:18:48 AM PDT
A section of Highway 6 is closed due to flooding from a nearby reservoir. Authorities have shut down Highway 6 between I-10 and Pine Forest. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

The closing made for slow going this morning along Eldridge Parkway. One of the alternate routes. The Addicks Reservoir is overflowing due to heavy rains earlier this week.

Authorities say the water level in the reservoir could rise another two feet in the next several days.

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