SH 71 back open at Bastrop-Travis County line after crash

18-wheeler runs into traffic light on State Highway 71 at Tucker Hill Lane on Sept. 11, 2017. (TxDOT)
18-wheeler runs into traffic light on State Highway 71 at Tucker Hill Lane on Sept. 11, 2017. (TxDOT)

BASTROP COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — Westbound lanes of State Highway 71 are back open at the Travis-Bastrop County line after an 18-wheeler struck a traffic light.

Authorities say the crash happened around 1:15 p.m. on SH 71 at Tucker Hill Lane. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

The lanes were reopened around 4:40 p.m. But authorities say the west and eastbound turn lanes will be closed to traffic.

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