UPDATE: I-44 off-ramp and I-35 reopened following repairs

UPDATE: The eastbound I-44 off-ramp to southbound I-35 is back open and the right lane of southbound I-35 between N.E. 63rd St. and N.E. 50th is back open following repairs to a hole in the bridge over the Deep Fork river.

OKLAHOMA CITY – Crews are shutting down the I-44 off-ramp to I-35 and narrowing I-35 in order to repair a hole in the bridge.

The eastbound I-44 off-ramp to southbound I-35 is closed and the right lane of southbound I-35 is closed between NE 63rd St. and NE 50th due to an 1 ft x 2 ft hole in the bridge.

Crews estimate the closure lasting through rush hour and into the evening.

Drivers should locate an alternate route such as Lincoln Blvd. or I-235 and avoid the area.

News 4 will update you when lanes reopen.