August 29, 2017 Highway Transport LaPorte and Highway Transport Freeport remain closed until further notice.
The image shows security camera scenes from this afternoon at Highway Transport locations in La Porte TX and Freeport TX.
Highway Transport employees have evacuated Highway Transport service center locations and are in the midst of dealing with weather conditions on an individual basis.
According to The Weather Channel, Tropical Storm Harvey is moving slowly and continuing to dump rain and cause flooding and devastation. Continual rain +levee breaches have contributed to severe flooding. The tropical weather system is spawning storms + tornadoes.
Tropical Storm Harvey is predicted to continue eastward through Louisiana. Highway Transport has a location in Geismar, Louisiana.
Travel is discouraged until conditions improve.
For those who may need to get somewhere safe, here are some links that may provide helpful information:
Discover roads that are closed in Houston due to Tropical Storm Harvey:
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. This type of weather crisis can cause trucking load schedules and mileage to change. In the coming days and weeks, customers may notice variations in load schedules and mileage.
For questions, call toll free 1-800-444-9814