Jefferson County:

The Texas Department of Public Safety does not have any active roadblocks for Jefferson County. On September 13, 2008, at 9:00 pm, County Judge Ron Walker advised The Texas Department of Public Safety to remove roadblocks throughout the county. As per orders from county officials, the roadblocks were removed by the Department. This agency is still urging motorist to remain at their evacuation locations, because there is still a mandatory evacuation notice in place for Jefferson County.

Orange County:

Orange County is still under a mandatory evacuation notice and entry into this county is discouraged. Any roadblocks or barricades on the roadways are due to high water or debris on the roadway. As of 10:00 am this date, Sergeant Frye, DPS-Orange, stated that there is no entry into Bridge City including those who have HOLOGRAMS. Questions should be addressed to Bridge City Officials.

Hardin County:

Citizens are being allowed into this county per Hardin County Sheriff’s Office. The Texas Department of Public Safety has no active roadblocks for this county.

Jasper County:

Citizens are being allowed into this county and The Texas Department of Public Safety has no active roadblocks for this county.

Tyler County:

The Texas Department of Public Safety has active roadblocks in Tyler. State Troopers are assigned to roadblocks at the following locations:

US 190 EAST AND WEST

HWY 287 IN CHESTER

US 69 NORTH AT FM 255

(NEAR ROCKLAND)

For all other counties, the evacuation orders still remain in effect and re-entry will be discouraged until those orders are suspended.

As of 2:00 p.m., this date, State Troopers are blocking the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge into Bridge City due to flooding and high water. This message is by the authority of Lt. McDaniel.

As of 2:00 p.m., this date, State Troopers were removed from roadblocks in the City of Port Arthur per authority of Lt. McDaniel

Information about the counties to our North.

Newton County:

Mandatory evacuation still in effect

Roads are passable – watch for patches of water

No electricity

Jasper County:

Mandatory evacuation still in effect

No electricity

No Fuel

No Water

SH 96, SH 190 and SH 87 are passable

Liberty County:

No electricity

No telephone service

Cannon Fuel supply store on 321 between Dayton and Cleveland is the only fuel source

Impassable Roads due to flooding:

163 in Tarkington

East River Drive (CR 370)

CR 3709

CR 1413 off 1413 (Dayton area)

CR 470 off 1409

CR 677 off 321

Shelby County:

Parts of Center have electricity, rest of county has no electricity

Roads are passable

Angelina County:

All roads are passable

Part of the county has electricity

San Jacinto County:

Main roads are passable

No electricity

No fuel

Polk County:

Major roads are open

FM 942 is not passable due to trees

Jack Station Road is not passable due to trees

Holiday Lake Estates is not passable due to trees

Nacogdoches County:

80% of county has no electricity

Fuel stations available within city of Nacogdoches

Many county roads impassable

All State Highways and FM roads are passable

Trinity County:

All roads passable

No electricity

No fuel

Boil water notice

Sabine County:

All main roads passable

Working to clear all service roads

Partial power in Hemphill

Brookshire Brothers and Fat Freds has fuel