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Traffic alert: Emergency repairs lead to miles-long backup on Katy Freeway

Repairs heading inbound near Barker Cypress were supposed to be completed by 5 a.m. However, the freeway was not reopened until after 6:30 a.m.
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Emergency road repairs are slowing inbound traffic on the Katy Freeway near Barker Cypress Friday morning.

HOUSTON — Emergency road repairs slowed inbound traffic on the Katy Freeway near Barker Cypress Friday morning.

According to Houston Transtar, the repairs started at 12:30 a.m. and were supposed to be completed by 5 a.m. However, the freeway was not completely reopened until after 6:30 a.m.

You'll want to avoid this trouble if your commute takes you into this area.

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