Thursday, 18 February 2021 20:41

WINTER WEATHER: Highway Conditions Alert 2-18-21 as of 8 p.m. Featured

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ODOT Press Release

Tonight, major highway and interstate clearance operations are wrapped up following earlier winter storms. However with temperatures remaining below freezing across the state, Oklahoma Department of Transportation crews will be closely monitoring cleared areas overnight for potential refreezing and will treat as needed.

With the possibility of some slick areas developing overnight on wet roads, drivers should use caution, especially on bridges and overpasses. Stay at least 200 feet behind salt and sand trucks for everyone's safety. 

Current highway and interstate conditions can be viewed with an interactive map at and also on the Drive Oklahoma mobile app.

REMEMBER during snowy and icy conditions, if travel is absolutely necessary, drivers should:

  • Stay about 200 feet behind road clearing equipment; crews need room to maneuver and can engage plowing or spreading materials without notice.
  • Allow extra space between vehicles to provide adequate distance for braking.
  • Be patient and allow extra time in reaching destinations.

Note: The next update will be sent when conditions change.

To check CURRENT ROAD CONDITIONS in Oklahoma, call

or go to [] or follow ODOT on Twitter @OKDOT

For turnpike information, call the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority at 877-403-7623 or go to

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

Out-of-State Road Conditions
Arkansas                501-569-2374         []
Colorado                303-639-1111          []
Kansas                   866-511-5368[]
Missouri                  888-275-6637         []
New Mexico            800-432-4269         []
Texas                      800-452-9292         []

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Please click everyone's seat belts each and every time you drive.

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ODOT strongly discourages texting or tweeting while driving.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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