Traffic diverted on 158, Blemont following multiple-car crash

Traffic is being diverted on Highway 158, near Belmont following a crash involving multiple cars.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident on I-20 service road in Midland Co. causes traffic delays

TRAFFIC ALERT: Multiple-car crash causing traffic on Loop 250, Thomason

TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident blocks Loop 338, Highway 191 Frontage Road

Upcoming traffic alerts for January

OPD responds to over 20 crashes due to icy roads

DPS responding to major accident on I-20

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  TxDOT issues safety tips for icy driving conditions

TRAFFIC ALERT: Multiple crashes close I-20 in Midland at the east interchange

City of Big Spring warns drivers of road maintenance

Texas Transportation Commission to lower speed limits in Odessa District

Traffic alerts for Dec. 20-Dec. 21

West Texas Opportunities Inc. receives over $2,000,000 for new buses

OPD working crash involving multiple 18-wheelers on I-20

No one was injured but traffic is reportedly backed up at this time. Drivers are asked to find an alternate route.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Odessa Police responds to truck roll over on 42nd St, JBS Prkwy

From images on scene it looks as if the truck was hauling two other vehicles when it turned onto 42nd St. from JBS Prkwy and rolled over.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Fuel tanker roll over blocks FM 2593

A fuel tanker roll over is blocking both lanes of traffic on FM 2593.

TxDOT encourages drivers to ‘Plan While You Can’ this holiday season

"People think ‘oh this won’t happen to me.’ I thought this at one time, too. I beg you. Don’t drink alcohol and drive."

Study: Aggressive driving spikes during holidays

Police identify drivers of head-on collision that left 2 dead, 2 seriously injured

TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident causing delays at Hwy 80, Faudree

TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic on I-20 westbound lane at standstill

EZ-Rider Odessa route 5 closed all day Dec. 10

Traffic alerts for the week of Dec. 10

Traffic signals at Maple, University intersection to flash while crews work in area

Crews will be installing poles and overhead wires at the intersection starting December 10.

DPS investigating fatal accident involving 2 18-wheelers on SH 158

The accident, which occurred east of Midland around the intersection of SH 158 and FM 1379, happened around noon on December 4 and reportedly involved two 18-wheelers.

Traffic alerts for the week of Dec. 3

On the week of December 3, keep a watch out for these road repairs in the West Texas area.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Multi-vehicle crash near Kermit diverts traffic from SH 302, FM 874

DPS is warning drivers that a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of South Highway 302 and FM 874 is forcing the road to be temporarily closed.

Traffic alerts for the week of Nov. 26

On the week of November 26, keep a watch out for these traffic alerts in the West Texas area.

1 dead after 2-vehicle accident in Reeves Co.

According to DPS, the man crossed the center stripe and entered the other lane, causing him to collide head-on with a 2016 Kenworth truck tractor towing a semi trailer.

Odessa women dead following 2-vehicle crash in Ector Co.

The driver of the vehicle said lost control of his car, which had steering problems, and struck a 2000 GMC Sierra that was legally parked and unattended.

FM 1936 overpass project closes lanes

A project to upgrade and repair the Farm-to-Market 1936 overpass in Ector County began last week.

Midland City Council passes cyclist ordinance

The Midland City Council has passed an ordinance to give cyclists more space on the road.

Troopers out in full force to keep drivers safe during Thanksgiving week

DPS is reminding people troopers will be patrolling during Thanksgiving week and are providing some safety tips for those traveling this holiday season.

Portions of Mariendfeld street in Midland to close through Nov. 24

Due to utility work in the area a portion of the street will be closed starting on November 20.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Stoplight at Faudree, HWY 80 in Odessa out, causing traffic backups

TxDOT is reportedly working on the light but there is no word on cause at this time.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Rollover causes backups on I-20 near Loop 250 in Midland Co.

DPS has confirmed a truck tractor rolled over on I-20 and has an officer on the way to the scene.

Being a “Good Samaritan” on the highway could be dangerous, even deadly

You see a traffic accident, maybe someone is injured; you want to stop and help. It's human nature, but doing so can be dangerous -- even deadly.

Lane closures, delays expected as Midland crews repair Big Spring street signals following hit-and-run

The affected area of Big Spring Street is between Loop 250 and Wadley Avenue.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident backing up traffic on Highway 80 in Midland Co.

Drivers are advised to be careful when driving through the area and find alternate routes if possible.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Incident causes traffic backup on FM 1788, I-20 in Midland Co.

Traffic is backed up at the moment particularly on 1788 so drivers should plan an alternate route accordingly.

TRAFFIC ALERT: MPD, MFD responding to accident at Loop 250, Hwy 80

Midland Police Department and Midland Fire Department are responding to a multiple car accident at Loop 250 and Highway 80.

Midland man dead following 2-vehicle accident involving semi-trailer

The vehicle disregarded a stop sign at the intersection of SH 349 and CR 60, colliding with a truck tractor towing a semi-trailer.

Odessa man dead following 2-vehicle accident in Midland Co.

The man was driving westbound on SH 349 Saturday night but did not have his vehicle's headlights on.

Traffic alerts for the week of Nov. 12

On the week of November 12, keep a watch out for these traffic alerts in the West Texas area.

1 dead following Dawson Co. accident

One man is dead and another is injured following a two car accident Farm to Market 1064 and FM 829, 15 miles northwest of Lamesa.

UTPB to host driver safety Arrive Alive Tour

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin will host UNITE’s Arrive Alive Tour. The tour uses a high-tech simulator, impact video and a number of other resources to educate the public about the dangers of drunk and distracted driving.

TxDOT to add auxiliary lanes on FM 874 the week of Nov. 5

Crews will begin a privately funded project on FM 874 the week of Nov. 5. The project will add auxiliary lanes and turn lanes on FM 874 in Winkler County just west of Highway 115.

I-20 project will alter eastbound ramps near FM 715

A project to reconfigure the eastbound Interstate 20 ramps that service Highway 158 and FM 715 is scheduled to start Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Hwy 80 exit to 250 N open

Hwy 80 exit to 250 N reopened.

TRAFFIC ALERT: SH 349 in Midland Co. reopened after accident involving vehicle carrying explosives

According to DPS a vehicle carrying some kind of explosives has rolled over.

Odessa man struck by vehicle killed after failing to yield right-of-way

The pedestrian failed to yield the right of way while crossing the street and was struck by a Chrysler.

Odessa woman dead following 2-vehicle accident

The woman disregarded the stop sign at the intersection of FM 2020 and Knox and struck a trailer being towed.

TxDOT holding public meeting to discuss I-20 Stanton projects

The projects are designed to reconfigure the I-20 interchanges on both sides of Stanton

Traffic alerts for the week of Oct. 29

On the week of Oct. 29, keep a watch out for these traffic alerts in the West Texas area.

Damaged overpass in Stanton set to be demolished

The bridge was hit by an oversized load in January 2018 and has been closed ever since.

AAA Texas says don’t drive “intexicated” this Halloween weekend

Make sure to be on the lookout for trick-or-treaters and do not drink and drive this Halloween.

One dead after being struck by car in Midland

Officers responded to an accident at approximately 2:15 a.m. on Thursday.

Houston woman dead following 3-vehicle accident in Gaines Co.

All parties involved in the accident were transported to Seminole Memorial Hospital, where one was pronounced dead.

4-car crash leves 1 dead in Odessa

One person has died but no arrests have been made.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Sign changes on Loop 250

State law requires frontage roads to yield to main lane traffic. By separating the traffic to one lane each, this change improves traffic flow on the frontage road and gives exiting traffic a lane unto itself.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic being diverted at HWY 349, CR 130 due to accident

Traffic is being diverted to CR 132.

1 injured after crash involving semi-truck in Midland

The semi-truck slowed down to turn and the car struck it from behind.

1 dead in rollover accident in Pecos Co.

DPS mentions the road conditions were wet due to rain during the time of the accident.

TRAFFIC ALERT: SH 176 closed in Andrews Co. closed due to crash

The Martin County Sheriff's Office has confirmed there is an accident in the area but no further details are available.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Traffic backed up at 1788, I-20

Traffic accident causes delays at 1788 and I-20

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 ...