US 79 Closed to Remove 18-Wheeler Damaged from Accident

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LEON COUNTY Be advised that TxDOT will be closing US 79 outside of Marquez for approximately four hours, beginning around 3:30p.

This will be to remove an 18-wheeler involved in an accident earlier this morning. There are no fatalities and no damages; however, the truck is in a position that will require the road to be closed (and traffic diverted) in order to remove.

Northbound US 79 traffic will be diverted as follows: FM 1146 to FM 1469 to FM 1512 and back to US 79. Southbound US 79 traffic will be diverted as follows: FM 1512 to FM 1469 to FM 1146 and back to US 79.