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 Red:  Traffic Alert

IH-45 traffic issues may continue to impact access to Galveston

Friday, May 13, 2022 • 9:01 AM pvaldes

A series of construction-related lane and ramp closures are affecting portions of Interstate Highway 45 in southern Galveston County, and periodically affecting access to Galveston Island. The Texas Department of Transportation has announced revised plans that should help alleviate some of the traffic congestion within about a week.

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