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Traveling This Weekend? Highway Closures Alert 1-8-16 as of 4 p.m.


Snow is being reported in the Oklahoma Panhandle and Oklahoma Department of Transportation crews are treating slick spots along highways in Cimarron and Texas counties.

A winter mix is forecast to develop across northern and central Oklahoma tonight and into Saturday, and crews, including those in the Tulsa and Oklahoma City metros, are monitoring closely and readying materials and equipment. Drivers are urged to check weather conditions before traveling and be prepared to alter or delay plans if necessary.

Updates will be sent when conditions change.


The following highways are closed due to high water. Updates will be issued as conditions change. Do NOT drive into high water. Drivers are cautioned to heed warning signs and to not drive around barricades.

Cherokee County
SH-80 about three miles west of Hulbert is closed

Coal County
SH-31B near Olney is reduced and flaggers are directing traffic

Johnston County
SH-22 at Butcher Pen Creek is closed

LeFlore County
US-270 at Wister Lake between Wister and Heavener is closed

McCurtain County
US-259A at Beavers Bend is closed

If drivers must travel out of state they are urged to check area road conditions before heading out.

Oklahoma Road Conditions Hotline
1-844-465-4997 (844-4OK-HWYS)

Oklahoma Turnpike Authority
For Oklahoma turnpike information, call 877-403-7623 or go to

Out-of-State Road Conditions

Arkansas                800-245-1672
Colorado                 303-639-1111

Kansas                   866-511-5368

Missouri                  888-275-6636

New Mexico            800-432-4269

Texas                      800-452-9292