Wednesday and Thursday are Weather Aware days due to the potential for locally heavy rainfall. Beware of flooded road-ways and never drive around barricades or into water more than six inches deep. High rainfall rates may reduce visibility and also increase the risk of hydroplaning. Turn around, don’t drown! Isolated strong thunderstorms may develop late Wednesday afternoon, but widespread severe weather does not appear to be likely at this time.
DURANT, OK -- Construction on the new US 70 bypass will begin in Durant, Monday.
Traffic on US 69-B will be down to one lane for the project. It's expected to take 4 weeks to complete.
When the project is finished, South 9th Street, will go from 2 lanes to 3.
Bryan County Emergency Management asks for you to drive cautiously and watch for construction workers.
Reduced speed limits will be posted, and enforced.