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Interstate 35 reopened in south Oklahoma City

FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: August 24, 2012 at 6:43 pm •  Published: August 24, 2012

6:40 p.m. Officials report all lanes are open.

4:55 p.m. Southbound I-35 is narrowed to one lane at SE 51 following an accident early in the afternoon. All northbound lanes have been reopened.

The southbound closure is expected to last through rush hour as crews continue cleanup debris from the accident. Drivers are strongly encouraged to use an alternate route such as Interstate 44.

1:05 p.m. Interstate 35 northbound and southbound is closed at SE 51 due to an accident, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports.

Traffic is being diverted off at SE 51.