KXXV in Waco, Texas is reporting that Interstate 10 in Southeast Texas, near Beaumont, will stay closed through Monday.

As of Thursday morning, March 17, the Texas Department of Transportation has released a statement saying that I-10 near Beaumont remains closed in both directions and is not expected to reopen until Monday afternoon.

There has yet to be a statement issued by the Louisiana DOTD about the reopening of Interstate 10, but they do urge drivers to use these suggested detour routes for the time being:

  • I-10 Westbound
    • I-10 to I-49 to I-20 (into Texas) to I-10
  • I-10 Eastbound
    • I-20 (into Louisiana) to I-49 to I-10