News: Crash on SH-71 leads to road closures and traffic delays
AUSTIN, TX – A rush-hour collision led to closures on the State Highway 71 frontage road this evening, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).
Traffic Advisory: The eastbound frontage road on SH 71, immediately east of I-35 is closed due to a crash. Traffic is being diverted to the I-35 northbound frontage road. Detour east on Woodward St to reach SH 71 eastbound. #atxtraffic— TxDOT Austin (@TxDOTAustin) February 26, 2021
The accident happened on the eastbound SH-71 frontage road, east of I-35, at about 5 p.m.
Authorities closed the frontage road near the accident and diverted traffic to the I-35 frontage road and Woodward Street.
About 20 minutes later, only the right lane remained closed.
Authorities told travelers to expect delays and to be aware of first responders in the area.
It is unclear if anyone was injured in the crash.
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