Traffic

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash closes southbound lane of US 285 in Reeves Co.

Southbound lanes of the road are closed until a wrecker can come turn the semi over.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of I-20 closed in Ector, Midland Co. due to semi-truck accident

According to TxDOT a semi-truck has overturned

Roads in Midland Co., Wink closed due to flooding

Last night’s rains have caused roads to flood and closed in Midland County and Wink.

Bryan man dead following 2-vehicle accident in Pecos Co.

A Bryan man is dead after a 2-vehicle accident in Pecos County Wednesday morning.

SH 302 and FM 181 intersection is closed

The Texas Department of Transportation has closed the crossover at the intersection of State Highway 302 and Farm to Market Road 181 due to pavement and culvert damage.

One dead following two vehicle crash in Ector County

One person is dead, two others injured following a crash on U.S. Highway 385 Sunday.

Traffic alerts for the week of Sept. 17

On the week of Sept. 17, keep a watch out for these traffic alerts in the West Texas area.

City of Midland to crack down on commercial parking

The City of Midland approved a new commercial parking ordinance in an effort to crack down on commercial trucks parking on private property.

Water line replacement project approved by City of Midland

The project will replace around 2,800 ft of pipe and three water main line crossings.

TxDOT announces cable barrier project on 35 miles of roads in Odessa

The Texas Department of Transportation will begin a project to add high-tension cable barriers on the center medians of about 35 miles of roads in the Odessa District.

TxDOT warns drivers of lane closures in Midland

TxDOT is warning drivers that several roads in Midland will undergo repairs on September 11.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic backed up eastbound on Highway 80 in Ector Co.

The cause of the backup appears to be an accident close to the light at Faudree and Highway 80.

Vehicle crash into electricity pole, hits power line

Friday afternoon, a vehicle crashed against an electricity pole causing the transformer to hit a power line.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Part of FM 1053 in Pecos Co. closed due to heavy rainfall

TxDOT says this portion of the road will be closed indefinitely until the damage can be assessed and repairs can be made.

Brewster County reminding drivers to slow down when roads are wet

The Brewster County Sheriff's Office says the driver was not seriously hurt.

ALERTA DE TRAFICO: Una parte de la Carretera 191 hacia midland estara cerrada este miecoles por la noche

ALERTA DE TRAFICO: Una parte de la Carretera 191 hacia midland estara cerrada este miecoles por la noche.   MIDLAND COUNTY, TX  - TxDOT esta advirtiendo a los conductores que la policia de Midland ha solicitado el cierre de los carriles del 191 este miercoles por la noche. Los carriles hacia el este del 191 desde la calle Faudree hasta la linea del condado estaran cerradas a partir de las 10:30 de la noche. Tambien el carril de circulacion hacia el oeste estara cerrado ...

TRAFFIC ALERT: Portions of 191 in Midland Co. to close Wednesday night

Portions of 191 in Midland County will be closed after 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday night at the request of Midland police.

Fatal car accident kills 1, injures 3 on Hwy 385

One person is dead and three others were injured in a traffic accident on U.S. Highway 385 Sunday morning.

One woman dead following Saturday accident

One woman is dead after a crash Saturday evening. Juan G. Fernandez, 25, was traveling west on U.S. 62 behind and Nicolas L. Villalobos, 63, and his passenger Belinda V. Villalobos, 62.

2 dead following 2-vehicle crash on Highway 191

The accident has closed the eastbound lanes of 191 from the Billy Hext exit through 1788.

Odessa warns motorists of designated 'Safe Zones' on the week of Sept. 3

The Odessa Police Department will be at designated "Safe Zones" for the week of Sept. 3.

Traffic alerts for the week of Sept. 3

On the week of September 3, keep a watch out for these traffic alerts in the West Texas area.

Emergency services responding to multiple car accident at HWY 191, HWY 158

Early reports state there are between three to five vehicles involved.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic stalled on Highway 1776 near Coyanosa

Drivers are asked to avoid the area if possible and to be careful.

City of Big Spring alters traffic flow near McMahon-Wrinkle Airpark

This new route will go into effect on September 4 and will help to accommodate the growing industry in the area.

TRAFFIC ALERT: MPD responding to accident on Loop 250, Big Spring

Traffic could potentially back up quickly and drivers are asked to be careful and find alternate routes.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures to occur on Highway 385 in Andrews Co.

Lanes of Highway 385 near County Road 8000 will be closed starting at 9 a.m. Friday morning.

OPD reminds public that off-highway vehicles are prohibited on public roadways

Since 2017, the Odessa Police Department has responded to approximately 64 calls involving off-highway vehicles and issued several citations involving off-highway vehicles.

Odessa police reminding motorists that it’s illegal to use left turn lane for merging

Since 2017, the Odessa Police Department has issued 203 citations for Improper Use of Continuous Left Turn Lane and responded to several crashes that occurred as a result of this violation.

Traffic Update for FM 1788 in Midland County

Three-quarter miles west of FM 1788, the inside lane will be closed starting at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday to allow crews to repair the pavement edges.

Odessa police remind motorists about school zone safety

Speeding in a school zone could result in fines of up to $300 and use of a cell phone in an active school zone could result in a fine of up to $232.

Traffic Alert: Crews begin improvement of 6.5-mile section of Hwy 385

Crews are starting a project to improve a 6.5-mile section of Hwy 385 between the communities of Crane and McCamey the week of Aug. 27.

TRAFFIC ALERT: 2-vehicle accident causes traffic backup on eastbound lanes of HWY 80

Odessa police and medical responders are on their way to the scene but there is no word on any injuries yet.

Traffic alerts for the week of Aug. 27

On the week of Aug. 27, keep a watch out for these traffic alerts in the West Texas area.

OPD issues reminders about texting while driving

Texting while driving is illegal, yet one in five crashes involve driver distraction according to TxDOT.

I-20 reopened after 18-wheeler accident in Midland Co.

Eastbound lanes are currently blocked and drivers are asked to find alternate routes while the scene is being cleared.

Crews to make repairs on Highway 285 in Pecos Co.

Repairs will happen on one portion of the highway on Friday and move on to another stretch on August 28.

Odessa police issue reminder about double yellow lines, 'no-passing zones'

The OPD has issued 30 citations and responded to 28 major crashes involving violations concerning double yellow lines within the last year.

Odessa police encourage motorist, pedestrian safety

In the previous school year OPD issued around 55 citations for pedestrian-related violations and responded to 54 crashes involving pedestrians.

Woman dead following 1-vehicle crash in NM

The vehicle was traveling east bound at a high rate of speed on US 380 when it left the roadway and struck a tree.

One killed in major crash in Andrews Co.

This closure is being performed at the request of law enforcement who need to measure a crash site in the area.