Road closures in Texoma

Published: May. 1, 2019 at 10:54 AM CDT
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Multiple roadways in Texoma were closed Tuesday and Wednesday due to flooding from severe weather.

The Love County Emergency Manager says trees are down in the 26000 block of Lake Road in Jimtown. The Emergency Manager also reports flooding on highway 96 three miles south of highway 32, as well as high water on Marsden Road just south of S County Line Road. Oswalt Road is shut down three miles west of Marsden.

According to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, State Highway 131 in Atoka is closed west of U.S. 69 just east of Wardville.

In Johnston County, SH 48A is closed at the SH 48 junction in Coleman and two miles north of Milburn.

Water is over Highway 78 at Bullard Chapel Road.

Pushmataha County Commissioner Michael Brittingham says 90 percent of roads in the western half of the county have flooded, with the majority of them being washed out.

Photos provided by Brittingham show roadways split in half and crumbling due to flood waters.

Tuesday night in Sherman multiple roadways were shut down due to flooding.

Sherman police blocked off part of Mulberry Street and North Harrison Avenue due to flooding.

On Seminole Road, west of 1417 in Sherman, a man was swept into a storm drain by floodwaters.

Around 10 p.m. Tuesday the Atoka County Emergency Manager reported a flash flood at County Line Rd half a mile south of highway 7.

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