Sunday wreck shuts down parts of U.S. 290 Posted in: News On Sunday morning at 10:11 a.m., the Elgin Police Department (EPD) announced that they were working a major collision at the intersection of U.S. Highway 290 and South State Highway 95. Drivers were encouraged to take an alternate route or be patient while traveling east on Highway 290. Portions of the eastbound side of the roadway were shut down, and around noon, drivers could not turn south onto Highway 95. The roadway was reopened at 3:20 p.m. On Monday, EPD announced that they, the Bastrop Police Department and Elgin Fire Department would conduct a follow-up crash investigation at the intersection of Highway ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!