Overturned semis on Will Rogers Turnpike in northeast Oklahoma

MIAMI, Okla. - UPDATED ROAD CLOSURES:

  • Will Rogers Turnpike at MM 308 is now open. Traffic is no longer being diverted at Afton. MM 315 WB is down to one lane.
  • Highway 169 north of Nowata is now open.
  • Highway 15 at County Road 345 in Pawnee County is now open.
  • State Highway 18, three miles north of Meeker in Lincoln County is now open.

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The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is reporting several overturned semis on the Will Rogers Turnpike that have forced parts of the interstate to be shut down.

According to OHP, one eastbound lane is closed due to an overturned semi that has gone over a wall.

Traffic is being diverted at Afton.

At mile marker 315-316, one westbound lane is closed due to several semis that are overturned and blocking the roadway.

Both directions of Highway 169 north of Nowata are shut down due to wind damage. The closure is expected to last several hours.

Troopers are also reporting that State Highway 18, three miles north of Meeker in Lincoln County, will be shut down due to an accident.

Pawnee County: Highway 15 at County Road 345 is back open after being shut down for more than an hour due to a grass fire.

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