Roads in Austin are still wet and icy as temperatures gradually increase Feb. 2 after the winter storm. Elevated areas, such as overpasses and bridges, are still recommended by Austin Transportation to be avoided by drivers.
As Austin Transportation field crews clear roadways of fallen trees, debris and accidents, some roads may experience temporary closures from Feb. 2-3. To follow up-to-date road conditions and closures, visit www.drivetexas.org.
Of the city’s approximate 1,100 total signalized intersections, 25 signal lights have been reported as dark or flashing due to power issues across Austin. If drivers come across these lights, they should be treated as an all-way stop.
These reports include intersection of Slaughter Lane and United Kingdom Drive, SH 71 and Fletcher Lane, Guadalupe Street and 31st Street, and 38th Half Street and Lafayette Avenue. Austin Transportation field crews will be working to make repairs until all signals are operational.
For the most recent updates on dark or flashing signal lights, visit https://data.mobility.austin.gov/signal-monitor.
The National Weather Service expired the winter storm warning at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 2. Temperatures are expected to gradually increase, and roads will be icy and wet as they thaw.