TxDOT reports minor icing on roadways

January 8, 2010 8:07:10 AM PST
As the Houston area deals with arctic weather, drivers are urged to use caution on the roads. The TxDOT Houston Emergency Operations Center remains at Level 3 activation (Increased Readiness) and continues to monitor road conditions. All state maintained roadways are open. Motorists are encouraged to use caution while driving on frontage roads and rural areas as there may be isolated areas of ice. TxDOT has confirmed patches of ice at the following locations: (Info current at 10am Friday)

Harris County

  • BW 8 westbound frontage between IH 45 and Sabo
  • BW 8 northbound U-turn at Tanner
  • BW 8 southbound U-turn at Westview
  • IH 45 southbound frontage between Little York and Parker
  • Montgomery County

  • SH 105/West Davis at Wilson Road
  • SH 75 at South LP 336
  • FM 2854 at Keenan Cut Off Road
  • FM 1486 at Crown Ranch
  • Fort Bend County

  • US 90A at FM 762
  • US 59 northbound frontage north of SH 36
  • These areas have been treated with sand and crews will monitor them and all other roadways throughout the day. For updated information on road conditions in the Houston District as well as statewide, call the hotline at 800-452-9292 or visit http://www.dot.state.tx.us/travel/road_conditions.htm.