Section of Hwy 277 closed Friday to remove large beam
ABILENE, Texas - TX-DOT will be closing US 277 from FM 1235 to FM 89 on Friday to remove a beam that became stuck on the road Monday. The beam weighs and estimated 175,000 pounds, and fell off a trailer that was hauling it. The closure will start at 7 a.m. and will last until the beam is removed. Traffic will be diverted at FM 1245 and FM 89. TX-DOT officials encourage drivers to be especially watchful when traveling through the area.