City crews sanding slick roads; list of street priorities

City crews sanding slick roads; list of street priorities

Crews with the City of Guthrie were out and about Saturday morning with sand trucks on local streets. Now, they are on standby for pending winter weather.


The first call for sand trucks came from the Guthrie Fire Department at around 7:30 a.m. as they returned from an non-injury accident on Interstate 35.

The area saw freezing drizzle causing slick spots, but just missed out on heavier precipitation with Oklahoma County to the south seeing more freezing drizzle.

Tenny Maker with the Guthrie Public Works says work crews will remain out until priority one and two streets have been covered and will be on standby if more weather should come in.

Drivers are urged to be cautious for slippery roads and use caution while driving.

The city has identified three list of priorities:

Priority No. 1

Emergency Services – Police, Fire/EMS, Sheriff’s Office, Mercy Hospital, Job Corps Center and Nursing Homes.
Oklahoma Ave – Pine to 5th
Academy – State Highway 33 to Old Highway 33 (19th Street)
19th – Academy State Highway 33
Harrison – Pine to Springer
2nd Street – Harrison to Lincoln
Walnut – Noble to Hillcrest
Drexel – Noble to Elmwood
Perkins – Division to Hazel
Pine – Industrial to Cooksey
Industrial – Pine to West City Limits
Sooner – Division to Seward
Seward – I-35 to Coltrane
Hillview/Lakeside/Cove Dr.
Coltrane/Lake, Seward to Sooner
Allen Road
Sigma Road/Ruhl Dr
Cimarron Blvd (Best Western)
Heather and Battles Ave (Sleep Inn)
Wal-Mart loop
Beemer Road (Sewer Plant)

Priority No. 2

Schools (Cotteral, Central, Jr. High, Fogarty, Faver and GUES)
Remaining portions of the downtown area
College – Walnut to Academy
College – Pine to I-35
Hillcrest, Pine to Walnut
N. Division – Noble to College
Mockingbird Addition
Capital – Noble to dead end south

Priority No. 3

Academy – Highway 33 to Convenience Center
Hill Drive
1st Street – Harrison to Lincoln
17th Street/Lombardy, College to Dead end
Forest Hills Rd and Addition

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