UPDATE: Highway 73 eastbound in Port Arthur is back open

Published 8:03 am Thursday, June 9, 2022

UPDTAE: At 9:35 a.m. Thursday, the City of Port Arthur said the 2000 block of West Highway 73 eastbound between Jade Avenue and West Port Arthur Road is now back open for routine traffic.

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The City of Port Arthur announced Thursday morning that team members are working a major traffic crash in the 2000 block of West Highway 73 eastbound.

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Highway 73 eastbound will be closed between Jade Avenue and West Port Arthur Road.

Please use an alternative route and expect traffic delays.

Authorities said they would announce when the roadway is reopened.