US 290 and SH 71 to be only roads treated Posted in: News Currently, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) plans to only treat U.S. Highway 290 and State Highway 71 in Bastrop County, according to the Bastrop County Office of Emergency Management (OEM). Other roads will not be treated, and conditions on these roads will continue to deteriorate over the next several days, a post by the OEM on Sunday evening said. The OEM also reports dozens of accidents around the county, with numerous roads "completely impassable." "Road conditions continue to deteriorate and are very dangerous for travel," the post says. "Please stay home and off the roads." ...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!