Update on Hays County bridges, roads damaged by flood and storms

Hays County officials have released an update on roads and bridges that were damaged in Memorial Day weekend flooding and storms. While a few are back open, most remain closed or are completely destroyed.

The list, released on June 9, is as follows:

River Road in Wimberley is now open, but there is major damage to the surface and shoulders. Please drive slowly and carefully.

FM 150/Onion Creek (double crossings) has what is believed to be minor surface damage and is expected to reopen week of June 8, date to be determined by TXDOT.

Fischer Store Road Bridge is completely destroyed. TXDOT is already working on a new design to replace the bridge and Hays County is investigating options for a temporary bridge or low water crossing until a permanent bridge is built.

Old Martindale Road Bridge – damaged but assessed as safe and is open for traffic. A complete evaluation is not possible until the water level drops

CR 266 Bridge over San Marcos River is open. Minor damage is already being repaired; additional repairs will be evaluated when water level drops.

York Creek Road low water crossing east of IH-35 between Soechting Lane and Francis Harris Lane will be closed until damage is evaluated and repaired.

Post Road low water crossing. Approximately 50 feet of this bridge-type low water crossing is destroyed and it is closed until further notice.

Valley View Drive low water crossing has damage but a complete evaluation is not possible until the water level drops

Hidden Valley low water crossing between Flite Acres and Spoke Hollow is completely destroyed and Hays County is investigating replacement options

Little Arkansas low water crossing is closed. It cannot be evaluated until the water level drops.

CR 1492 low water crossing is closed. It cannot be evaluated until the water level drops.

Haschke Road low water crossing is open and will be further assessed when water level drops.

CR 266 Millers Lake low water crossing is open. Damage will be assessed after water level drops.

Hays County continues to assess road and bridge damage. Officials ask people to drive carefully and report any issues that may need addressing to the Hays County Transportation Department at 512-393-7385.

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