Truck backs up traffic on Highway 183 after popping two tires

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A truck stopped on Bastrop Highway after popping two wheels caused a traffic jam on Thursday morning.

Traffic was backed up to Highway 71 on the westbound lanes as authorities closed the northbound lane of Highway 183 over the Colorado river to fix the situation.

The truck popped two wheels and waited on the left lane shoulder of Bastrop Highway until it was towed at approximately 10 a.m.

No injuries have been reported yet. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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