Highways Remain Closed Due To Flooding

Wednesday, July 4th 2007, 8:52 am
By: News On 6

The list of highways across northeast Oklahoma still closed because of flooding is getting shorter. The Oklahoma State Department of Transportation has released an updated road closure list. ODOT officials say motorists are advised to still use extreme caution as they drive on Oklahoma highways, especially in northeast portions of the state.

Though roads may remain open, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol warns motorists to find alternate routes if the road appears flooded.

Oklahoma Department of Transportation list of closed roads:

Cherokee County - State Highway 80 - between Hulbert and Ft. Gibson near Wildwood
Recreation Area.

Nowata County - State Highway 28 - 2 miles east of U.S. Highway 169. U.S. Highway 169 is closed 3 miles north of Nowata and State Highway 10 is closed from 1½ miles east of Lenapah to 5 miles east at Cedar Creek.

Ottawa County - State Highway 125, 1 mile south of Miami at the county fairgrounds. State Highway 10/Steve Owens Blvd. in Miami. State Highway 10 is closed 1½ miles west of Miami and U.S. Highway 69 south of Miami.

Washington County - State Highway 123 between Bartlesville and Dewey.

For more flooding information, check out our STORM ZONE web page.