What TxDOT described only as an "over-height" vehicle hit the Houston Avenue bridge, where several lanes have been blocked off as a result.
SkyFOX flew over the scene hours after the incident and saw traffic backed up for miles.
A mother and an 8-year-old child were taken to the hospital in critical condition after a crash on E. FM 1960 near Woodland Hills in northeast Harris County, the sheriff says. It's now believed she was speeding and weaving through traffic before she lost control.
TXDoT is closing both the northbound and southbound mainlanes of the Southwest Freeway at the 610 West Loop at separate times this weekend. Find out when.
METRO says riders can plan to take their regular routes on Wednesday morning as they resume regular service following Nicholas.
Here are locations where high water and flooding is being reported on Houston-area roadways.
At least one person is dead after a train crashed into an 18-wheeler in the Huffman area Wednesday morning.
Officials are asking drivers to look for alternative routes as Hwy 146 is closed following a major gas leak.
Authorities say one person died in a two-vehicle crash in the eastbound lanes of SH 225 near Richey Road in Pasadena on Wednesday morning.
A multi-vehicle crash was causing delays in the northbound lanes of the Fred Hartman Bridge on Wednesday morning.
A 20-year-old driver is facing a charge of intoxication manslaughter after a deadly crash on I-45 near Beltway 8 in north Houston on Wednesday night.
Road rage is on the rise across the country, and in the greater Houston area, reports of extreme cases involving weapons are also significantly up. We take a look at road rage by the numbers, how law enforcement is tackling aggressive driving, and how drivers should take the high road to avoid being victims.
Authorities say three pedestrians died after they were hit by vehicles in two separate crashes just minutes apart on the same road in north Harris County.
The Harris County Sheriff's Office says one driver died and another driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a four-vehicle crash on the I-10 East Freeway near Dell Dale Street.
Houston police say they first received reports about a woman walking around on the 610 North Loop, and the crash occurred shortly after.
Sheriff Ed Gonzalez says it does not appear that the deputy or the other driver sustained major injuries.
The Harris County Sheriff's Office says a woman was taken to the hospital by Life Flight after crashing into the back of an 18-wheeler. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.
According to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, the driver, believed to be in his 20s, died after crashing into the back of an 18-wheeler that was stopped on the shoulder.
Police in Rosenberg are urging residents to avoid FM 2977 after a gas leak resulted in crews having to close the streets temporarily.
Emergency crews have tapped a gas leak in southwest Houston, and the feeder remains closed to traffic for repairs.