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Oklahoma Highway Conditions Alert

Posted: 12:05 PM, Jan 17, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-17 13:05:54-05
BA reduces speed limit on 3 roads

According to ODOT Highway Conditions Alert:

As of 1-17-2020 at 11:00 a.m. weather conditions continue to change across parts of the state this morning and Oklahoma Department of Transportation crews continue to treat bridges and slick roads across northwestern and western Oklahoma.

Highways are wet in central, southwestern and eastern Oklahoma. Crews will continue to treat roads and bridges until conditions improve.

Motorists in these areas are cautioned to plan extra travel time and to check conditions before heading to their destinations.

Drivers should closely follow the forecast and check current road conditions on the interactive travel map at www.okroads.org [lnks.gd] or through the free ODOT app.

REMEMBER during snowy and icy conditions, motorists are asked to:

• Stay about 200 feet behind road clearing equipment; crews need room to maneuver and can engage plowing or spreading materials without notice.

• Allow extra space between vehicles to provide adequate distance for braking.

• Be aware of "black ice," which looks wet on the roadway but is a thin layer of ice.

• Be patient, plan trips ahead and allow extra time in reaching destinations.

NOTE: Additional advisories will be sent from this office as conditions change.

Highways closed due to flooding, including:Love County SH-77S is closed at the Lake Murray spillway.

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DURING flooding conditions, motorists are reminded:

  • Don't drive around barricades if roadway is closed.
  • If you see high water, turn around and do not enter.

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The following highways remain closed until further notice due to ongoing flooding-related closures or damage:

MUSKOGEE CO.

SH-10 is closed just east US-62 in Ft. Gibson due to flooding damage

To check CURRENT ROAD CONDITIONS in Oklahoma, call

ODOT's ROAD CONDITIONS HOTLINE at 844-4OK-HWYS (844-465-4997)

For turnpike information, call the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority at 877-403-7623 or go to www.pikepass.com.

If drivers must travel out of state they are urged to check area road conditions before heading out.

Out-of-State Road Conditions
Arkansas 501-569-2374 www.Arkansashighways.com [idrivearkansas.com]
Colorado 303-639-1111 www.cotrip.org [cotrip.org]
Kansas 866-511-5368 www.Kandrive.org [lnks.gd]
Missouri 888-275-6637 www.modot.org [modot.org]
New Mexico 800-432-4269 www.nmroads.com [nmroads.com]
Texas 800-452-9292 www.drivetexas.org [drivetexas.org]

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