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Bixby updates neighborhoods at risk for evacuations

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Posted at 4:31 PM, May 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-29 17:31:12-04

The City of Bixby posted this update to their Facebook, listing neighborhoods at risk for evacuations because of flooding.

With the storms forecasted to move through the area over the next two (2) days, residents MUST remain aware of the rainfall amounts and flooding conditions, as potentially rapidly changing water levels can impact homes or access to homes.

IF rainfall totals equal or exceed two (2) inches, THEN the City recommends evacuations of areas at risk for flooding as there may be impacts on structures and/or access roadways:

SOUTH OF THE RIVER:
- Pecan Park Mobile Homes (E 164th at Memorial)
- Southtown (s. 90th at 171st & S 92nd at E 171st)
- Woodland Acres (Mingo & 174th St)
- John’s Park (E 165th & Mingo)
- Downtown Bixby from Memorial to Riverview, South of Needles to Bixby Creek
- Riverview Terrace (N. Riverview Drive)

CURRENT SOUTH ROADWAY CLOSURES
- Riverview is closed at Stadium
- 174th is closed at Mingo
- Riverview from Jefferson to 148th is closed
- 151st closed from Riverview to Mingo
- Mingo closed from 151st to 161st
- 161st closed from Mingo to Garnett
- Garnett closed from Hwy 64 to 161st

POSSIBLE SOUTH ROADWAY CLOSURES
- S 129th and HWY 64
- S Garnett Rd and HWY 64
- E 161st between Memorial and Sheridan
- E 191st at S Mingo Rd

NORTH OF THE RIVER:
- Riverbend Mobile Home Community (134th St between 79th and Memorial)
- Abbie Rae Lynn (131st & 78th East Ave)

CURRENT NORTH ROADWAY CLOSURES
- Mingo is closed at 139th
- 135th is closed from 86th to 87th Street

POSSIBLE NORTH ROADWAY CLOSURES
- Sheridan Rd from 131st to 121st
- 131st from Mingo to Memorial
- Mingo Rd from 131st to 121st

Primary evacuation routes that should be utilized are 151st St, West of Memorial Rd, and Memorial Road North of 171st. Avoid the following routes when exiting evacuation areas: 171st Street, 174th Street, Memorial South of 171st, Hwy 64 and 129th, Hwy 64 and Garnett, Hwy 64 and Mingo.

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