Travel Notifications

We've developed several travel notification tools to help you plan your travel within the Hillsboro through Salado area. Please take a minute to review the differences between the email, twitter and text message notifications - then choose the one(s) that meet your needs and work best for you!

Notification details include closures involving mainlanes, frontage roads, ramps, and cross streets along I-35, as well as unexpected incidents (e.g., a wreck, an emergency lane closure, etc.) that may delay travel.

Email (Planned Lane Closures, Incident Alerts)

    Four options to stay informed about closures and travel conditions on I-35

All links open an email in your default client and prefill all necessary information except your name. You can subscribe without sending your name by hitting "Send" or you can include your name in the body of the message before hitting "Send".

note: All emails have an unsubscribe address as well as contacts for more information. You’ll never need search for how to remove yourself from the mailing list or be unable to get in touch with a human.

  • Daily Lane Closure Forecast -
      Sign up for Daily Email Lane Closure Updates delivered at approximately 5 a.m. regarding planned lane closures for the next 24 hours. You will also receive notification of any construction updates / cancellations at approximately 4 p.m. Look for email from I35-info-daily-closure-list@listserv.tamu.edu.
  • 7-Day Lane Closure Forecast -
      Sign up for 7-day Lane Closure Forecasts delivered twice weekly (Tuesday and Friday) providing information about the projected lane closures for the next 7 days. Look for email from I35-info-7day-closure- forecast@listserv.tamu.edu.
  • High-Impact Lane Closure Forecast -
      Sign up for High-Impact Lane Closure Forecasts delivered twice weekly (Monday and Thursday) providing information about the known high-impact closures for the next 14 days. A high-impact closure is where all I-35 main lanes are closed in at least one direction. Look for email from I35-info-highimpact-closures@listserv.tamu.edu
  • Incident Alerts -
      Sign up for Incident Alerts delivered to you regarding unexpected incidents (e.g., a wreck, an emergency lane closure, etc.) Look for an email from listserv@listserv.tamu.edu.
Twitter (Travel Times, Planned Lane Closures, Incident Alerts)
    Four different feeds to help you stay informed about travel conditions on I-35
  • @TxDOTWacoPIO -
      This twitter feed provides up to date information on happenings in the Waco District as well as other news and information for residents and travelers.
  • @I35travel -
      This twitter feed provides information on lane closures, incidents and information related to traveling the I-35 corridor from Dallas to Laredo which includes the following TxDOT Districts:
      • North - Dallas, Fort Worth, Wichita Falls
      • Central - Waco
      • Capital - Austin
      • Alamo - San Antonio
      • South - Laredo
  • @My35TravelTimes -
      This Twitter feed is automated to provide travel time information that you may also see while driving I-35 via portable changeable message signs (PCSMs). In the event delay in an area exceeds normal travel time, an automated tweet will go out alerting those following the feed. Each tweet ends with a link to the real-time map to connect you to more detailed information.
  • @My35LaneClosure -
      This Twitter feed is automated to inform people of planned lane closures in the corridor. Daily, at 5am, all lane closures taking place in the corridor in the next 24 hours are posted. At 4pm, if there are updates (revisions, cancellations, additions), that information is posted. Each tweet ends with a link to the specific closure on the real-time map to connect you to more detailed information.
Text Messages (Incident Alerts)
    Eight options are available for you to choose how you want to stay informed about incident conditions on I-35.

Text any of the keywords below to 72337. You will receive a response that confirms the subscription. You must process the double opt-in subscription process by replying START.

  • switch between options at any time. Beyond any applicable text messaging charges, there is no fee to switch your subscription.
  • stop your subscription at any time by texting STOP
  • restart your subscription at any time by texting START
  • You can get information on your current subscription option, and how to subscribe or change subscriptions at any time by typing HELP
Option Description Text Keyword
Central Texas I-35 – All incident information. All incident information on Central Texas I-35 including new incidents, all updates, and cleared notices. ALL
Central Texas I-35 – Limited incident information. A minimal set of messages for all new incidents on Central Texas I-35 and cleared notices. This message set does not include incident updates. LIMITED
Hill County Central Texas I-35 – All incident information. All incident information for HILL COUNTY only on Central Texas I-35 including new incidents, all updates, and cleared notices. HILL ALL
Hill County Central Texas I-35 – Limited incident information. A minimal set of messages for HILL COUNTY only on Central Texas I-35. This message set included new and cleared incident notices. This message set does not include incident updates. HILL LIMITED
McLennan County Central Texas I-35 – All incident information. All incident information for MCLENNAN COUNTY only on Central Texas I-35 including new incidents, all updates, and cleared notices. MCLENNAN ALL
McLennan County Central Texas I-35 – Limited incident information. A minimal set of messages for MCLENNAN COUNTY only on Central Texas I-35. This message set included new and cleared incident notices. This message set does not include incident updates. MCLENNAN LIMITED
Bell County Central Texas I-35 – All incident information. All incident information for BELL COUNTY only on Central Texas I-35 including new incidents, all updates, and cleared notices. BELL ALL
Bell County Central Texas I-35 – Limited incident information. A minimal set of messages for BELL COUNTY only on Central Texas I-35. This message set included new and cleared incident notices. This message set does not include incident updates. BELL LIMITED

Disclaimer

The Texas Department of Transportation makes every effort to produce and publish the most current and accurate information possible. This public information is furnished as a public service. The information must be accepted and used by the recipient with the understanding that the data was developed and collected for the purpose of providing public information regarding traffic incidents and travel delays on I-35 in Central Texas. Please, DO NOT text while driving.

STANDARD DATA FEES AND TEXT MESSAGING RATES MAY APPLY BASED ON YOUR PLAN WITH YOUR MOBILE PHONE CARRIER. This is NOT a premium access number with additional fees. As mobile access and text message delivery is subject to your mobile carrier network availability, such access and delivery is not guaranteed.