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Holiday Travelers: Oklahoma Road Conditions

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Freezing rain continues throughout Tulsa county and bridges and overpasses are still covered with ice. Surface roads are only wet, but travel is still being discouraged in the area.

If travel cannot be avoided, please use caution.

Drivers are asked that if they must travel in these conditions, they carry the following:

-a charged cell phone

-extra water, snacks

-blankets, change of clothes

In Oklahoma and Canadian counties in central Oklahoma, bridges are icing over, causing accidents.

ODOT is reporting no hazardous road conditions in eastern Oklahoma.

In Seminole, Okfuskee and Hughes counties, roads are just wet at this time.

To the northwest of Tulsa in Kay, Noble, Osage, Pawnee and Payne counties, all roads are slick and hazardous, and freezing rain is causing visibility problems.

The northeastern part of the state, including Craig, Delaware, Mayes, Nowata, Ottawa and Washington counties are all receiving light rain and there may still be some patches of ice on the roads.

Road Conditions

For the latest Oklahoma Road Conditions click here or call (405) 425-2385 or (888) 425-2385.

Surrounding States
Arkansas - (800) 245-1672
Colorado - (303) 639-1111
Kansas - (866) 511-5368
Missouri - (800) 222-6400
Nebraska - (800) 906-9069
New Mexico - (800) 432-4269
Texas - (800) 452-9292

Tips for Driving in Winter Weather

  • Check road conditions before getting out on the roads.
  • Stay at least 200 feet behind road-clearing equipment; crews need room to maneuver and can engage plowing or spreading materials without notice.
  • Allow extra space between vehicles, so there is adequate distance for braking in wet and icy conditions.
  • Be aware of "black ice," which looks wet on the roadway, but is actually a thin layer of ice.
  • Please be patient, plan trips ahead and allow extra time to reach destinations
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