High Waters Close Roads In Sequoyah County

Sunday, August 13th 2017, 11:53 am
By: News On 6

Multiple roads were closed Sunday morning due to high waters in Sequoyah County.

According to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, east and westbound lanes of I-40 near Sallisaw were closed due to high waters. Those roads were reopened just before 1:00 p.m. Sunday.

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation said US 64 is closed between Sallisaw and Muldrow.

The emergency manager said there were several rescues overnight due to high waters.

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ODOT also said State Highway 31 was closed one mile west of McCurtain in Haskell County but reopened before 1:00 p.m.

Drivers are encouraged to avoid any and all flooded areas.