Oklahoma Roads: Check Conditions Before Traveling
TULSA, Oklahoma - The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is rating most roads in Tulsa, Osage, Pawnee, Rogers, Wagoner, Okmulgee, Creek, McIntosh, Muskogee and Nowata counties as moderate.
Their recommendations: Drivers are advised to use caution, reduce speed and stay back 150 feet from snow removal equipment. Be alert to changing conditions which may deteriorate rapidly.
Police and state troopers worked dozens of wrecks Wednesday night that shut down roads and highways, including a 21-car pile up. AAA said they responded to nearly 1,000 calls across Oklahoma January 2.
Areas to the west of Tulsa have seen more ice, but roadways were still passable. Watch for slick spots on elevated surfaces.
East of Tulsa, roads are wet but not freezing at this time. There is significant ponding from rain.
You can call ODOT at 844-4OK-HWYS for the latest road conditions.
Out-of-State Road Conditions
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