City of Tulsa releases update on sleet, road conditions

TULSA, Okla. — The City of Tulsa released an update on their winter weather response plan.

Street crews came in at midnight and applied brine – a salt and water mix – on the roads. The city said the crews focused on intersections and plowing areas of town that received higher amounts of sleet.

Crews will be in at 11:30 p.m. Monday night, and morning crews will return at midnight Tuesday to continue treating the roads. The city said 24/7 snow and ice operations are expected to run through Wednesday.

During winter weather response, the city explained their first focus is to clear “city arterial streets for emergency responders.

“After arterial streets are clear, the second focus moves to residential or collector streets near hospitals, schools and steep hills,” the city wrote in a statement.

The City of Tulsa released every map and route in Tulsa that is used for arterial streets, collector streets, schools and steep hills on their website.

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There are also four warming stations open in Tulsa for individuals and families seeking shelter from the cold:

  • The Salvation Army Center of Hope, 102 N Denver Avenue. Open 24-7
  • John 3:16 Mission, N. Cheyenne Ave. Open 24-7
  • Tulsa Day Center, 415 W Archer St. Open 24-7
  • Tulsa County Emergency Shelter, 2401 Charles Page Blvd. Open 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

If you see someone out in the cold, you can submit a request for outreach terms from Housing Solutions to make contact on their website.

MORE: Warming centers in Tulsa prepare for busy nights during major cold front





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