Good news for North Texas drivers this Thursday! All of the southbound lanes of FM 2499 in Grapevine and Flower Mound are now open.
There is good news for those who use FM 2499 in Grapevine and Flower Mound — there could soon be a shorter commute for tens of thousands of drivers.
Dealing with days of rain and flooding means making adjustments for people who do business along North Texas lakes.
Emergency management officials say more than 1,000 homes in one Central Texas county were either damaged or destroyed in the Memorial Day weekend flooding.
A major road in Grapevine could be shut down for longer than expected. FM 2499 has been closed for several days, causing massive traffic headaches near the Grapevine Mills Mall.
Floodwaters forced State Troopers on Sunday to shut down all westbound lanes of Interstate-30, east of Royse City near FM 1565, for several hours.
As heavy rain kept coming down in eastern Collin County, area creeks kept rising. The Josephine Fire Department says their city received eight inches of rain in just four hours Sunday morning. Firefighters rescued 12 people and 28 animals from the high water.
Sunday marked heavy rain, highway closures, flooding, and road damage across Hunt, Collin, and Rockwall Counties. The downpour hit up to 6 inches in some areas.
Kathy Coleman says she says flood waters became an unexpected house guest on this Father’s Day… The Lavon resident who lives on Lake Road near SH 78, says it only took 30 minutes for water to fill her front and backyards, then eventually inside the front of her house.
Rains that swept through North Texas caused flooding that closed some roads, seeped into homes, and caused the collapse of a bridge in Hunt County after 3 to 6 inches of rain fell across the already-saturated area Sunday.
Rain has died down in Texas — and yet flooding continued early Saturday. Hundreds of residents in Coppell woke up to see Denton Creek in their own front and back yards. The flooding is due to the fallout from Tropical Storm Bill — its rain caused Lake Grapevine to overflow into the creek at a rapid rate.
The creek, which runs behind residential neighborhoods, is still taking in water from an overflowing Lake Grapevine.