UPDATE: Road crews busy in Oklahoma in heavy snow Tuesday morning

Road crews are working to clear streets in Oklahoma City Tuesday. Rain and snow is being reported around the Oklahoma City area.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: February 12, 2013 at 11:13 am •  Published: February 12, 2013

10:45 a.m. Crews are treating slick spots on bridges and overpasses and plowing snow accumulations across the state, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation reports.

Much of the state is receiving snow, or a rain and snow mix. Heavy snow accumulation and slick and hazardous roads are being reported in western Oklahoma where crews are plowing snow and applying sand and salt to slick spots.

In Oklahoma City, street crews are focusing on bridges and overpasses, said spokeswoman Kristy Yager.

“We've had more snow than we expected. Right now we have slushy conditions on the streets so our crews are looking to treat any slick places,” Yager said.

Wet roads with a few slick spots are being reported in far northwestern Oklahoma and the Panhandle and mainly wet roads are being reported in central and north central parts of the state including the Oklahoma City Metro area.  

Crews will continue to monitoring conditions throughout the day and sand and salt problem areas, as additional snow is expected throughout today, ODOT reports.

9:10 a.m. Police in Oklahoma City have reported a dozen wrecks on rainy streets Tuesday morning. A wreck in the 4200 block of SW 44 at 8:35 a.m. caused injury, police report. Check NewsOK.com for traffic updates.

7:50 a.m. A number of wrecks are being reported on wet streets in Oklahoma City Tuesday morning.

About a dozen wrecks have been reported, according to the city of Oklahoma City website and police radio reports.

Check NewsOK.com for traffic updates.


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