East Freeway at San Jacinto River now open

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- What a relief for eastside drivers! TxDOT has announced that I-10 westbound over the San Jacinto River is now open.

It was closed down to just two lanes for repairs in recent months after a barge ran into the I-10 bridge, severely damaging it. An $810,000 contract has been awarded for repair work.

TxDOT said it had to close I-10 westbound down to one lane for re-striping before the following locations opened Monday morning for rush hour.:
  • I-10 westbound at San Jacinto River
  • Spur 330 north to I-10 westbound
  • I-10 westbound at Thompson
  • Crosby-Lynchburg entrance to I-10 westbound
  • I-10 eastbound exit to Thompson

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