Watch out for high water on these Houston-area roads

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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Drivers, keep an eye on high-water locations on Houston-area roads and drive safely as rain comes down in southeast Texas.

Remember, if you come across high water, don't attempt to drive through it. Turn around, don't drown.

Houston TranStar is reporting the following high-water locations:

  • U.S. 59 southbound before Lauder Road. Two frontage road lanes. Cleared at 8:10 p.m.
  • U.S. 59 northbound at Beltway 8 North. Three frontage road lanes. Cleared at 8:53 p.m.

The video below is from a previous report on things drivers should know about flood waters.

Drivers and flooding are a dangerous mix.

Source: Houston Transtar, local authorities, and ABC13.


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