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Highway 77 closed after 18-wheeler drags down power lines

Posted: 6:13 PM, Sep 05, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-05 21:09:11-04
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ROBINSON, TX — (UPDATE: September 5, 2019, 8:07 p.m.) The Robinson Police Department says all northbound lanes are back open. Only one lane is open on the southbound side from Foster to north of Moonlight due to one of the power lines.

Robinson PD says lanes will stay open until the power lines go back up. At that point, the lanes will be closed again.

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Highway 77 in Robinson is blocked after an 18-wheeler dragged down power lines.

According to the Robinson Police Department, the 700 block of South Robinson Drive is closed in all directions.

Robinson PD says a pole has snapped and electrical lines are down. Both Oncor and Spectrum are on-scene.

Robinson PD is encouraging northbound drivers to use West Moonlight as an alternate. Southbound drivers should use Lyndale to Old Robinson Road.

This is a developing story. We will update you as more information becomes available.