Roadways flooded across Oklahoma

Roads are closed due to flooding. Rainfall overnight continues to cause problems in eastern Oklahoma.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: May 24, 2011 at 11:47 am •  Published: May 24, 2011
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Heavy rains have closed a number of roads in Oklahoma, mostly in eastern Oklahoma where flooding continues Tuesday.

Rainfall overnight has worsened flooding conditions in the Muskogee area and other parts of eastern Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports.


Rain has subsided this morning in Muskogee, but many city streets and county roads in the outlying areas of Muskogee have been impassable due to flooding, a patrol dispatcher said.

Drivers are urged remain alert to changing conditions and are advised against driving into high water on roadways.

Other areas reported closed by the patrol and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation include the following:

Adair County

U.S. 59 north of the Peavine School closed due to flooding.

Cherokee County

State Highway 10 near Falcon Floats is closed Tuesday due to trees and power lines in the roadway.

Craig County

State Highway 25 at Bluejacket.

U.S. 60 east and west of Vinita at Big Cabin Creek and Little Cabin Creek.

Oklahoma County

North and south lanes of S Lincoln Boulevard closed between Reno Avenue and N 6 near the Crosstown construction work.

Ottawa County

State Highway 125 south of Miami near the fairgrounds.

Wagoner County

State Highway 16 at N 40th St E between Okay and Wagoner is impassable due to flooding Tuesday.


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