Flooded Road Damage

Friday, July 6th 2007, 2:23 pm
By: News On 6

As the flood waters recede across northeast Oklahoma, transportation officials say damage to several highways has been uncovered. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation says several highways in Nowata and Washington counties have been damaged by flood waters and remained closed.

As water levels drop, officials say ODOT crews continue inspecting the highways and bridge structures for damage and will make necessary repairs as quickly as possible.

List of road closures and detours:

Nowata County

U.S. Highway 169/U.S. Highway 166 junction is closed in Coffeyville, Kansas. [Northbound traffic on U.S. Highway 169 is being detoured in Nowata west on U.S. Highway 60 to Bartlesville then north on U.S. Highway 75 toward Independence, Kansas.]

State Highway 28 - 2 miles east of U.S. Highway 169 – Water has receded in this area revealing damage. Road remains closed.

State Highway 10 is closed from 1 ½ miles east of Lenapah to 5 miles east at Cedar Creek.

Ottawa County

State Highway 10 - Steve Owens Boulevard in Miami

State Highway 10 is closed 1 ½ miles west of Miami

State Highway 125 - one mile south of Miami at the fairgrounds

U.S. Highway 69 - south of Miami

Washington County

State Highway 123 - from Bartlesville to Dewey -- water has receded in this area revealing damage. Road remains closed.