Northbound I-44 lanes briefly closed for construction

Traffic backed up into Texas.
Oklahoma Department of Transportation
Oklahoma Department of Transportation(Oklahoma Department of Transportation)
Published: Jan. 7, 2022 at 10:41 AM CST
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BURKBURNETT, Texas (KAUZ) - All northbound lanes of I-44 were briefly closed beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Friday.

The road closure was a result of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation hanging a bridge beam north of the Red River. The operation was expected to last about 15-20 minutes, with Oklahoma Troopers conducting a rolling roadblock to slow motorists to a stop.

Traffic was expected to back up into Texas.

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