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Though some roads and bridges were re-opened on Tuesday police are still cautioning the public not to travel on roadways if possible and not to drive around barricades because of severe winter weather.
Here’s a guide on what to know about area roads, highways and bridges.
What roads and bridges re-opened?
-TxDOT announced it was in the process of reopening all major roadways in Corpus Christi, including South Padre Island Drive, Crosstown and I-37.
–The Oso Bridge at State Highway 358 is open.
–US 181 northbound and southbound were reopened, connecting Corpus Christi and Portland via Nueces Bay Causeway. Joe Fulton Corridor and I-37 frontage roads.
-All main lanes of US Highway 77 were opened through Bishop and Kingsville.
-The JFK Causeway has reopened. Motorists were warned not to exceed 40 mph.
–State Highway 286 frontage roads north and southbound reopened over Oso Creek. The ramps remain closed.
What roads and bridges are closed?
-State Highway 358 (SPID) from Interstate Highway 37 to the island is closed.
-TXDOT has closed the Harbor Bridge on Sunday night. Get updates at www.drivetexas.org or call 1-800-452-9292.
-State Highway 286 from South Padre Island Drive to Interstate Highway 37 are closed until further notice in both directions due to ice on the roadway.
-State Highway 358 eastbound and westbound lanes are closed due to icy conditions.
-State Highway 358 ramps from Interstate 37 to Flour Bluff are closed.
What to do after a crash
Corpus Christi police offered the following information if you’re involved in a crash:
If you can safely move your vehicle off the roadway, please do.
- If there are injuries call 911.
- If there are no injuries call the non-emergency number (361-886-2600) and ask the dispatcher for a sequence number for the call for service.
- Exchange information with the other driver and complete a CR-2 “Blue Form.” You can directly file the CR-2 with your insurance company.
Currently, officers will not respond to traffic crashes where there are no injuries.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.