HEAVY TRAFFIC ANTICIPATED ON US 190 IN POLK COUNTY as Tribe prepares for funeral of Chief Colabe III

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe preparing for funeral of Chief Colabe III

ALERT: Heavy traffic expected on US 190 East of Livingston in Polk County beginning this afternoon through tomorrow for the funeral services of Alabama-Coushatta Principal Chief Mikko Colabe III Clem Fain Sylestine. State Park Road 56 will be closed today from 3-4 pm and Saturday, noon to 6 pm. Prepare for possible delays or choose alternate routes.

   

LUFKIN – Motorists can expect delays and heavy traffic on US 190 in Polk County beginning Friday and into Saturday for the funeral and procession of Alabama-Coushatta Indian Principal Chief Mikko Colabe III Clem Fain Sylestine.

On Friday from 3-4 pm and Saturday from noon to 6 pm, State Park Road 56 will be closed in coordination with the procession and funeral services of Chief Colabe III. State Park Road 56 intersects with US 190 West and travels south through the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation.

Motorists should be alert and expect heavier than normal traffic on US 190 East of Livingston Friday and Saturday. Reduce speed and expect possible delays or choose alternate routes.

For information on roadway conditions and closures statewide, visit drivetexas.org. For more information on this road closure, contact Rhonda.Oaks@txdot.gov or (936) 633-4395.

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