South Loop lanes reopen after construction delay

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- All eastbound lanes of the South Loop are now open at Woodridge after construction delays created nightmare traffic for drivers on the south side.

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The road was closed for construction work over the weekend, and was scheduled to reopen at 5 a.m. Problems with construction equipment delayed the lanes being opened to traffic.

TxDOT tweeted earlier Monday morning that it had expected the lanes to remained closed through 9 a.m. However, they posted again shortly after 9 a.m. saying that they expect the lanes to be closed through at least noon. By 12:30 p.m., there was no immediate time given for when the lanes would reopen.

Major backups occurred in the area on Monday.

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