Flooding closes Oklahoma highways

Flooding closes Oklahoma highways

SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA_The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is continually monitoring highway closures for flooding and flood damage.

The following highways are closed due to high water or damage:

  • State Highway 5 is closed south of Gould.
  • U.S. 62 west of Hollis was closed earlier Monday morning, but it has been reopened to traffic. Water is still standing on the road.
  • State Highway 54 in Kiowa County is closed to through traffic just south of Highway 9 near Gotebo. Flooding damaged a detour near an ongoing project. Traffic is being detoured using Highway 19 to U.S. 183 to Highway 55.

ODOT is reminding everyone to not drive through high water and to obey warning signs. Do not drive around barricades.

To check current road conditions, call the Department of Public Safety's road conditions hotline at 888-425-2385 or go to www.dps.state.ok.us. You can learn more about Texas road conditions by calling 800-452-9292 or by visiting www.drivetexas.org.