SAN ANTONIO – UPDATE 3:20 p.m.: All lanes of Westbound Loop 1604 have reopened after an 18-wheeler fire near Huebner Road, according to TxDOT.
UPDATE: All lanes of WB Lp 1604 now OPEN. Be safe, drive smart.— TxDOT San Antonio (@TxDOTSanAntonio) February 17, 2016
Traffic in the westbound lanes was diverted onto the access road near Huebner Road causing extensive delays in the area.
Officials said the fire occurred just before 5 a.m. Wednesday.
Westbound Loop 1604 is closed at Stone Oak due to an 18-wheeler fire. All traffic has been diverted to the access road until you pass Huebner road.
Traffic has been moving slowly due to the accident and is causing delays in the area.
Here's the latest travel times in the area of the accident:
Travel from 281 to IH-10 is even slower now, take your patience with you pic.twitter.com/nT2LSx6HGT— KSAT Traffic (@ksat_traffic) February 17, 2016
Still no relief for WB 1604 commuters from 281 to IH-10 pic.twitter.com/CSBCAVlg6C— KSAT Traffic (@ksat_traffic) February 17, 2016
Police advise motorists to find an alternate route if possible.
We'll let you know when the roadway has cleared up.
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