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In flooding aftermath, Oklahoma City, county tally damage

In flooding aftermath, Oklahoma City, county tally damage

Several Oklahoma City and county roads were damaged by Monday's flooding, causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage. A bridge on Oklahoma County's north side is out, cutting off a busy route that is used by school buses. The bridge could be out for as much as 45 days.

NewsOK.com

BY BOB DOUCETTE AND LEIGH ANNE c. MANWARREN
Published: June 16, 2010

While most Oklahoma City and Oklahoma County roads are now open, the damage caused by Monday's deluge will prove to be costly, officials said.

City and county road damage is in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, a bridge on Oklahoma County's north side will be out for at least a month, and Oklahoma City officials are tallying the cost of repairs needed on city streets.

Some of the worst flooding in Oklahoma County occurred on the county's north side. At one time, several roads were closed because of flooding.

Those floodwaters receded, but the damage they left remains, said Gerald Wright, highway superintendent for Oklahoma County District 3... FULL ARTICLE

 

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