High Water Keeps Several Roads Closed


Friday, March 21st 2008, 11:36 am
By: News On 6


Due to heavy rain across the state earlier this week, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation is reporting multiple roads are closed in east and southeastern Oklahoma because of high water.

Motorists are advised against driving into water on roadways.

To check Current Road Conditions call the Dept. of Public Safety's Road Conditions Hotline at 888-425-2385.

The following highways remain closed due to high water:

Statewide Highway Closings

Cherokee County
• SH-80 between Hulbert and Wildwood

Pittsburg County
• SH-63 between Bache Rd. and Haileyville

• SH-31 from Haywood to the industrial park west of McAlester

LeFlore County
• US-270 between Wister and Heavener

Pushamataha County
• SH-271 from northeast of Clayton to Talahina


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