Crews monitoring road conditions

Ponca City Now - March 4, 2015 8:39 am

Oklahoma Department of Transportation crews are currently monitoring conditions as winter weather moves into the state, possibly impacting travel during the morning. Crews are prepared to apply sand and salt to interstate and highway bridges and roadways as conditions warrant and when temperatures begin to approach freezing.

Drivers should plan extra travel time this morning and increase the following distance between vehicles to allow extra room for braking. They are also advised to stay at least 200 feet behind road-clearing equipment on the highway.

If drivers must travel out of state, they are urged to check area road conditions before heading out.

Out-of-State Road Conditions
Arkansas 800-245-1672
www.idrivearkansas.com
Colorado 303-639-1111
www.cotrip.org
Kansas 866-511-5368
511.ksdot.org
Missouri 888-275-6636
www.modot.org
New Mexico 800-432-4269
www.nmroads.com
Texas 800-452-9292
www.drivetexas.org

To check CURRENT ROAD CONDITIONS in Oklahoma, call the Department of Public Safety's ROAD CONDITIONS HOTLINE at 888-425-2385.

 

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