Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook:
Sunshine, heat and humidity will be the theme across Central Texas Saturday & Sunday. Keep an eye on those triple digits and plan your outdoor activities accordingly!
BELTON (November 22, 2013) Traffic both north and southbound was moving extremely slowly on Interstate 35 in Belton Friday morning after an 18-wheeler hit a concrete barrier and spilled its load on the highway.
Crews from the Texas Department of Transportation were at the scene at 7 a.m. trying to clear the roadway of debris.
The accident happened at about 5 a.m. when a southbound 18-wheeler crashed into two concrete barriers, pushed the barriers into the main lanes of traffic and spilled its load onto the roadway, a TxDOT news release said.
For a time traffic was being diverted off the main lanes onto the access road but a report just before 7 a.m. indicated at least one of the main lanes on each side had been reopened to traffic.
TxDOT said it could be as late as 9 a.m. before the roadway was fully re-opened.