TRAFFIC JAM: TxDOT warns drivers to avoid I-20 after several crashes

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TYLER, Texas (KETK) – Texas Department of Transportation is urging people to avoid travel on I-20 due to dangerous icy conditions.

Traffic was backed up Thursday morning near Highway 271 due to icy conditions.

This image from a TxDOT camera at the I-20 and Highway 271 overpass shows several 18-wheelers slowing down because of ice.

@TxDPS said it is working multiple crashes, slide offs along the I-20 corridor. Drivers can use alternative routes to work to avoid getting stranded.

People can visit for the latest road condition updates.

In a release sent Thursday night, a spokesperson for TxDOT said, “We cannot stress enough the unsafe driving conditions.”

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