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May 19, 2019

Holiday Travelers Warned to Watch for I-20 EB Delays at State Line


Traffic reduced to one lane at Louisiana State Line

WHEN:Daily during Christmas holidays travels period, Friday, Dec. 21 – Tuesday, Dec. 25
WHERE:                      I-20 Eastbound at Louisiana State Line
MEDIA:Christmas holiday travelers on I-20 eastbound into Louisiana should be aware that traffic is reduced to one lane at the state line. This has caused traffic queues into Texas during peak traffic periods.

ATLANTA — Christmas holiday travelers on I-20 eastbound into Louisiana should be aware that traffic is reduced to one lane at the state line. This has caused traffic to back up into Texas during peak traffic periods.

Motorists need to stay alert and watch for stopped traffic. They also need to expect and plan for delays. Travelers can know before they go by checking out DriveTexas.org.

EDITORS NOTE:
What is not mentioned in the above press release is that the speed limit East AND Westbound has been changed to 65MPH (permanently enforceable, not just during construction hours). The speed limit changes 3 miles before the state line East bound and 3 miles after the state lime west bound. You have been warned!

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