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New ODOT Travel Tools

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LAWTON, OK (KAUZ) -

It has been nice weather for all your travelers, but when the roads turn slippery or icy, or if there's road construction. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is giving drivers some new "direction".

ODOT is unwrapping this early Christmas gift in the form of a new hotline number and an interactive map.

These two new ways to communicate will provide drivers with current information about highway conditions and closures across the sooner state, which is especially critical during winter storms.      

Snow and Ice impacting highway travel will be color-coded on the interactive map.

Blue lines represent moderate precipitation. Orange tells you that travel is not recommended in those areas, and red means that roads are closed.

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