Electrical line down on Loop 1604 near La Cantera causing traffic jam, power outage

TxDOT: Eastbound lanes of Loop 1604, eastbound/westbound frontage roads reopened

SAN ANTONIOUpdate (4:20 p.m.):

The eastbound lanes of Loop 1604 and the eastbound and westbound frontage roads are now open, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety in San Antonio.

Westbound Loop 1604 is still closed, and drivers are urged to find another route.

We’ll bring more updates as they become available.


Avoid Loop 1604 near La Cantera Parkway.

That’s the word from the Texas Department of Public Safety in San Antonio after an emergency road closure due to a downed electrical line in the area.

According to CPS Energy, a mobile home that was being transported was to blame for the downed power line.

Footage from Sky 12 showed significant back-up on Loop 1604 as well as Interstate 10.

A CPS Energy map shows about 200 customers without power in the area

For more information on traffic conditions, you can click here to view our traffic page on KSAT.com.

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