Boat blamed for shutting down Gulf Freeway during afternoon rush hour

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- An incident involving a boat has sparked a heavy traffic jam for miles in southeast Houston.

Tuesday's rush hour worsened along the Gulf Freeway at South Loop. A view from SkyEye showed an 18-wheeler transporting a large boat backing up on the freeway.

It appears the boat was unable to make it through one of the underpasses along the way.

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