Will Rogers Turnpike Re-Opened After Being Closed Near Missouri State Line

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 11:48 am
By: News On 6


UNDATED --  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says they've re-opened the Will Rogers Turnpike, north of Miami, after they closed it Thursday morning due to multiple accidents.

Shortly after 2 p.m., the OHP reported that the highway's westbound lanes had been cleared and the turnpike re-opened at the Missouri state line. 

Accidents range from mile marker 313 to 266 on westbound Interstate 44, and traffic had been diverted onto U.S. Highway 71 in Missouri.

OHP announced the highway closure at 10:20 a.m. Thursday.