UPDATE Tuesday, Sept 15:
Repairs to a culvert on FM 2526 in Eastland County (1.5 miles east of US 183) have been completed and the roadway is now opened.
UPDATE Thursday, Sept 10: With rain continuing throughout most of the day, repairs to FM 2526 have been delayed. It is expected that the road will be fully repaired and reopened by the first part of next week, weather permitting.
Wednesday, Sept 9
EASTLAND COUNTY – Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Brownwood District has closed a portion of FM 2526, approximately 1.5 miles east of US 183, due to flooding and damage to the roadway.
Additional rainfall is expected overnight. TxDOT crews will complete the repair after flood water recedes. It is planned to reopen FM 2526 after the repair is completed, sometime on Thursday, weather permitting.
Road closure barricades are in place along with message boards to notify motorists of the closure. Westbound traffic is being detoured south on FM 1027, then west on SH 36, and north on US 183. Eastbound traffic will detour south on US 183, then east on SH 36, and then north on FM 1027.