TRAFFIC ALERT: Stalled vehicle closes westbound off ramp of I-20, FM 307

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, some one had an axle break on a trailer and abandoned a mobile home.

Motorcyclist transported to hospital after accident with 18-wheeler

  TxDOT raises awareness of work zone safety

  Traffic alerts for the week of April 1

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Westbound traffic on 2nd Street in Odessa being diverted

  Vehicle fire shuts down traffic on Highway 80 near 1788

TRAFFIC ALERT: Portions of Simler Drive in Big Spring closes for road maintenance

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Railroad Crossing closed at Dixie, Reed for construction

  Midland City Council approves a number of road improvement projects

  Eastbound BI-20 backed up due to rollover crash

OPD investigating fatal crash on Highway 80

  I-20 project in Ward Co. will rebuild all 4 lanes

#432Traffic: Alerts for the week of March 18

TRAFFIC ALERT: Midkiff Road, Loop 250 frontage roads closed for repair

The Texas Department of Transportation will close several lanes on Midkiff Road and Loop 250 frontage roads.

  Howard County Commissioners to discuss I-27 expansion

During the Howard County Commissioners meeting the possibility of expanding I-27 will be discussed.

#432Traffic: University, Maple to experience lane closures during asphalt patch

Contractors will be patching asphalt at the intersection of Maple and University through March 20.

  TxDOT discusses how to reduce bridge hits after another bridge struck in Midland Co.

"I know we all like to point the fingers and blame somebody else. But these bridges don’t jump out at you."

  Midland authorities responding to deadly accident on HWY 191

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures expected after a bridge was struck in Midland County

72-year-old Odessa man in critical condition following hit and run

  OPD responding to deadly accident on 42nd, Preston Smith

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures on 338 following rollover accident

TRAFFIC ALERT: Rollover accident causing delays on JBS Parkway

  Public meeting addresses Midkiff Road reconstruction project

The project is scheduled to go to bid in 2020 and has an estimated cost of $28.1 million.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Multiple vehicle accident causing delays at I-20, West County Road

The eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 have been reduced to one lane following an accident at the intersection of I-20 and West County Road in Odessa.

Traffic alerts for week of Feb. 25 to Mar. 1

The Texas Department will be working on a number of roads this week, below is a list of planned closures to help better prepare for yours.

#432Traffic: Alerts for the week of February 24

The Texas Department of Transportation is planning and continuing several road improvement projects across West Texas, so here is what to watch for next week.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews repairing downed street light at Faudree, Hwy 191

A street light at Faudree and Highway 191 was knocked over Tuesday.

  TxDOT prepares for Loop 250 service road project

The project will take approximately seven months to complete, and cost $6.65 million, the lowest bid from RK Hall of Paris (and Big Spring).

  Midland man dead following accident on Loop 250

Reporters on scene say a vehicle has rolled over and is causing a delay in traffic.

Odessa District has the most commercial vehicle related fatal crashes in Texas, TxDOT says

In just the last 3 years, crashes in the Odessa District are up 67% and fatalities are up 97%, while commercial motor vehicle (CMV) related crashes are up 160% and CMV related fatalities are up 122%.

Fort Worth man killed during rollover accident in Midland Co.

According to DPS, the weather was rainy and the man was traveling at an unsafe speed for the wet road conditions.

Eastbound I-20 between FM 1788, Loop 250 reopened following crash

Eastbound I-20 between FM 1788 and Loop 250 has been reopened following a crash Thursday morning.

Traffic alerts for Feb. 14 - 15

See what roads will be closed on Valentine's day.

TxDOT working hazmat spill on FM 1788 in Midland Co.

There is no word at this time on how long the cleanup will take. Drivers are asked to avoid the area if possible and be aware of delays.

OPD identifies victim in fatal crash in South Odessa

Odessa police have identified the victim of a fatal crash in South Odessa.

Crash closes FM 1788 near FM 1787 in Midland Co.

Both south and north bound lanes are blocked and shut down as of 9:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

  Odessa man dead followig head-on collision on West Loop 338

Drivers are asked to avoid the area and find alternate routes until further notice.

  Odessa EZ-Rider route closed all day Tuesday

This closure is due to a shortage of drivers for the service.

Midland EZ-Rider route closes early

Midland 5 will close at 3:15 p.m.

  New data shows increased number of car accidents in West Texas

The Winkler County Sheriff’s office released data on their Facebook showing the number of crashes in different counties in West Texas.

Odessa EZ-Rider route closed all Wednesday

This closure is due to a shortage of drivers for the service

#432TRAFFIC ALERT: Intersection of SH 176, FM 181 closed due to crash

According to TxDOT the area will be closed for several hours. Drivers are asked to avoid the area.

Eastbound I-20 reopened between Grant, WCR after oil spill

The Eastbound lanes of I-20 were temporarily shutdown between Grant and West County Road Tuesday due to an oil spill.

  TxDOT asks West Texans to participate in statewide freight study

TxDOT needs to gather input from freight shippers, drivers, logistics professionals, and facility operators to assess truck parking and freight infrastructure design needs, challenges, opportunities and solutions in West Texas.

EZ-Rider closes Odessa route early

This closure is due to a shortage of drivers for the service

432TRAFFIC ALERT: Crane authorities working major accident on FM-1053; 1 injured

The road has been closed and anyone traveling on FM-1053 from I-20 to Imperial is asked to find an alternate route.

#432Traffic: Alerts for the week of February 4

During the week of February 4, keep a watch out for these road repairs in the West Texas area.

EZ-Rider closes Midland route early

This closure is due to a shortage of drivers for the service.

  Odessa EZ-Rider route closed all day Thursday

This closure is due to a shortage of drivers for the service.

Odessa police investigating deadly overnight crash

The Odessa Police Department is investigating a deadly crash from early Monday morning.

  #432TRAFFIC: Alerts for the week of January 28

During the week of January 28, watch out for these alerts.

Construction to begin on FM 1787 between RM 1492 and FM 1788.

The first of three projects will require daytime lane closures, temporary traffic signals, and a pilot car at various points.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident on Hwy 80 causing traffic delays near Loop 250

An accident on Highway 80 just west of Loop 250 has closed the eastbound lanes.

Public hearing addresses I-20 Overpass project

A public meeting to discuss proposed construction of an overpass and ramp improvements on Interstate 20 near County Road 1250 in Midland County is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Midland Horseshoe’s Education Building.

Traffic diverted on 158, Blemont following multiple-car crash

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

Lancaster man dead following 2-vehicle crash in Reeves Co.

The 25-year-old was pronounced dead on scene. He was reportedly not wearing a seat belt.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident on I-20 backs up traffic near mile markers 122-123

There are no reports of injuries at this time but traffic is significantly backed up.

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

According to the Midland County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred between CR 1310 and Faudree Road.

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

A multiple-car crash on Loop 250 is causing a traffic back up near the Thomason Drive exit.

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

The accident involved an 18-wheeler and a Grand Marquis. Odessa police have confirmed no one was injured.

Upcoming traffic alerts for January

During January, keep a watch out for these traffic alerts in the West Texas area.

  OPD responds to over 20 crashes due to icy roads

As of 10:30 a.m. OPD had responded to 21 crashes. This included a rollover on Grandview between the areas of 52nd and Yukon.

DPS responding to major accident on I-20

Authorities are responding to the westbound lanes on I-20 between mile markers 107 to 111.

  TxDOT issues safety tips for icy driving conditions

Some roads have have been pretreated with a brine/saltwater mixture, but that doesn't mean the roads are perfectly safe.

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

The Texas Department of Transportation has closed Interstate Highway 20 in Midland at the east interchange where I-290 goes over BI-20 due to crashes in both directions.

City of Big Spring warns drivers of road maintenance

The city apologizes for any inconvenience this causes and hopes citizens will be patient during the work.

  Texas Transportation Commission to lower speed limits in Odessa District

The Texas Transportation Commission has approved a request to lower speed limits on five rural highways in the Odessa District.

Traffic alerts for Dec. 20-Dec. 21

On the week of December 20, keep a watch out for these road repairs in the West Texas area.

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

The Texas Transportation Commission approved approximately $20 million in federal transit funding at its December meeting to help rural transit agencies replace 271 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

If you'll be hitting the road this Christmas season, experts say there is a chance you'll encounter aggressive driving.We know people get stressed during the holidays, but sadly, this stress translates to the way we drive.

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

The driver of both vehicles were pronounced dead on scene, but the driver of the second vehicle has not been identified.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Accident causing delays at Hwy 80, Faudree

An accident at Highway 80 and Faudree Road is causing major delays.

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

Traffic at standstill on I-20 westbound lane.

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

The closure comes after multiple days of driver shortages for EZ-Rider.

Traffic alerts for the week of Dec. 10

On the week of December 10, keep a watch out for these traffic alerts in the West Texas area.

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.