Update: 4:22 p.m. 10.31.2023
The westbound lanes of I-40 near the Ft. Smith Junction are open.
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The Oklahoma Department of Transportation says all lanes of WB I-40 are closed just west of the Ft. Smith Junction due to an oil spill.
ODOT officials confirm traffic is being diverted to SB I-35.
The SB I-235 ramp to WB I-40 and the WB I-40 on-ramp from MLK Ave are also closed.
Drivers should avoid the area and locate an alternate route.