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FM 71 West, 2 County Roads Waterlogged By Rains

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At least two county roads were reported overnight to be covered by water, the result of the rain received over the last few days. Motorists are reminded to be cautious when approaching low lying roads that are covered in water.

The FM 71 bridge is under water, as is typical in times of rain accumulation.

A motorist also at 8:07 p.m. Feb. 12 reported County Road 2415 to be flooded. The caller told officials he had to leave a truck because it as in high water on the road.

County Road 3531 was also reported to sheriff’s officials as being impassable Thursday morning.

A few vehicle crashes were reported on Wednesday, including one vehicle reportedly hydroplaning off Interstate 30 west into the ditch between the highway and service road near mile marker 114 at 5:38 a.m. and another vehicle hit the wall on the north I-30 service road near mile marker 129 at 6:43 a.m. Feb. 12, according to sheriff’s reports.

No other weather related reports were reported to county officials.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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