SAN ANTONIO – Update (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.
*UPDATE 4:20 PM* EB Loop 1604 is now open. EB/WB frontage roads are open as well. WB Loop 1604 remains closed. Seek alternate route. https://t.co/G2tjmec0to— TxDOT San Antonio (@TxDOTSanAntonio) May 19, 2023
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.
TRAFFIC ALERT (3:30 PM): Our crews are en route to 1604/I-10 near La Cantera in response to reports of a downed power line.— CPS Energy (@cpsenergy) May 19, 2023
We advise drivers to find an alternate route and to Move Over or Slow Down for crews.
Thank you for your patience and understanding! pic.twitter.com/nA34WggtRV
⚠️MAJOR TRAFFIC ALERT⚠️ EB/WB Loop 1604 at La Cantera CLOSED due to traffic incident. Expect major delays. Seek alternate route. pic.twitter.com/NDZdIAn05G— TxDOT San Antonio (@TxDOTSanAntonio) May 19, 2023