UPDATE: Underpass on Laurent to reopen by 5 p.m.

City crews are working to clean debris in the area

VICTORIA, Texas – According to the City of Victoria, the underpass on Laurent St. is expected to reopen at 5 p.m. on Tuesday.

City crews are currently cleaning debris in the area. Ken Gill, the City of Victoria Public Works Director/City Engineer, reported the sump pump system experienced electrical issues causing the flooding.

TxDOT is responsible for the underpass and the pumps. The City of Victoria, however, is assisting with the cleanup so the road can reopen.

You can read the original story and see video footage of the flooding below:

Laurent Street flooding due to sump pump failure