Icy roads causing slick and hazardous travel conditions — Turner Turnpike is shut down
Published: February 14th, 2021
CapitolBeatOK Staff Report
February 14, 2021 – The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority (OTA) and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol have shut down the Turner Turnpike due to multi-vehicle accident.
In a release sent to CapitolBeatOK, The City Sentinel and other news organizations. OTA officials said:
“Westbound traffic is being diverted to the Kickapoo Turnpike. Eastbound traffic is being diverted to I-35. First responders are at the scene treating the injured and expect the westbound lane to be closed at least several hours.”
The news bulletin continued: “If you must travel, seek an alternate route. Visibility is extremely poor. Avoid area. If you’re involved in an accident, please call the Oklahoma Highway Patrol at *55, stay in your vehicle and try to clear your vehicle to the side of the roadway.”
For more information on road conditions, follow the OTA on Twitter at @okturnpike. (https://www.facebook.com/OKTurnpike/)