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Lost load shuts down I-69 southbound near downtown during morning rush hour

All lanes were blocked heading southbound at I-10.
Credit: Houston TranStar
Lost load closes I-69

UPDATE: The Eastex Freeway has reopened following an early-morning closure caused by a lost load and a hazmat spill.

Previous story follows.


HOUSTON — Houston police and Houston TranStar report multiple lanes of I-169 the Eastex Freeway are blocked early Wednesday after a truck lost its cargo.

The debris has forced the closure of the roadway southbound at I-10 near downtown.

The incident was reported at about 4:30 a.m., and the closure was still in effect as of 5:30 a.m.

Check back for updates to this developing story.

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