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UPDATE: Roads Closed in Midland Due to Wind Damage

UPDATE FROM THE CITY OF MIDLAND:

We are sweeping Texas Avenue and will open it later this evening for morning traffic. We are also currently opening up Big Spring Street at Front Street.

We have now completely closed Front Street Between D and F Streets due to a leaning pole and wires.

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City of Midland Press Release

The City of Midland's Transportation Division is closing Texas Avenue between Big Spring and Colorado Streets due to nearby damage and debris caused by high winds.

Police have also blocked off northbound traffic on Big Spring Street near the intersection of Front Street as a precautionary measure due to damage sustained to a nearby billboard sign.

Other street closures due to wind and debris have also occurred at the following locations:

  • 1700 block of Morgan Way 
  • Mark Lane and Fairgate Drive 
  • 1500 block of Atlanta Street 
  • 1700 block of East Golf Course Road
  • Missouri between Dallas and Terrell
  • Front Street at "E" Street

Officials are clearing debris as quickly as possible to ensure quick access to these roadways. Some stop signs, storage sheds and trampolines have been displaced due to high winds. Caution should be taken at all times while driving in high winds.

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