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For today, Monday, August 28, 2017, Highway Transport La Porte is closed and Highway Transport Freeport is closed. No one should be on the roads in the communities surrounding Houston, Texas. Highway Transport employees are discouraged to attempt traveling. Travel is discouraged in the affected areas until conditions improve.

Dangerous flooding continues to threaten Highway Transport’s locations in LaPorte TX and Freeport, TX.
Storm patterns and rain bands are causing water levels change rapidly in all communities surrounding Houston, Texas. 
Tropical Storm Harvey has stalled inland over a majority of southeast Texas. 
For those who may need to get somewhere safe, here are some links that may provide helpful information:

For a list of roads that are closed in Houston due to Hurricane Harvey, visit

Houston Transtar Website
• The Texas Department of Transportation (DriveTexas.org) advises, “If you find yourself in need of shelter, please call 2 1 1. Remember…Turn around, don’t drown.”

For those seeking shelter…
 click here to find the nearest Red Cross Shelter

REMINDER: It is against Texas law to drive around barricades at flooded roads. 

When weather of this magnitude takes place, it becomes necessary for Highway Transport to adapt as best as possible. The magnitude of this weather crisis can cause trucking load schedules and mileage to change. In the coming days and weeks, customers will see variations in load schedules and mileage.

For questions, call toll free 1-800-444-9814

 

below: scene of Highway Transport’s La Porte TX Service Center in July, 2016

 

below: overhead scene of Highway Transport Freeport earlier in 2017

 

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