ODOT: Several highways closed due to flooding across the state

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OKLAHOMA – The Oklahoma Department of Transportation says several highways are closed due to flooding that occurred earlier this week.

Alfalfa Co.

  • SH-8 is closed near Cherokee between US-64 and SH-11.

Beckham Co.

  • The I-40 southern service road (old 66) at MM19 is closed due to road damage.

Cherokee Co.

  • SH-80 is closed four miles west of Hulbert near Fort Gibson Lake.

Delaware Co.

  • SH-127 is closed near Jay just west of US-59 due to a damaged drainage structure.

Grant Co.

  • SH-156 is closed near the Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge.
  • US-81 is closed between Pond Creek and Medford.

Johnston Co.

  • SH-48A is closed at the SH-48 junction in Coleman due to a damaged construction detour.
  • SH-48A is closed two miles north of Milburn.

Kay Co.

  • Northbound I-35 is now OPEN to the Oklahoma/Kansas border. However, northbound drivers should expect to be detoured to westbound US-166 in Kansas to northbound US-81 to Wichita until repairs are completed on the Kansas I-35 turnpike.
  • The northbound and southbound I-35 on- and off-ramps are closed at the Braman exit (mm 230)
  • US-77 is closed south of Tonkawa between US-60 and SH-15.
  • US-177 is closed north of Blackwell.

Love Co.

  • SH-77-Scenic is closed at Lake Murray Spillway.

Woods Co.

  • US-281 north of Alva is closed between SH-11 and the Kansas state line.

During flooding conditions, drivers should:

  • Don’t drive around barricades if roadway is closed.
  • If you see high water, turn around and do not enter.

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