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#10937406 - 06/24/15 12:07 PM Is 259 bridge closed? Trying to get to broken bow.
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I didn't even think about it till my buddy mentioned it. Anyone know I would hate to go around.
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#10937463 - 06/24/15 12:28 PM Re: Is 259 bridge closed? Trying to get to broken bow. [Re: robert hunter]
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#10937545 - 06/24/15 01:07 PM Re: Is 259 bridge closed? Trying to get to broken bow. [Re: robert hunter]
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So if I'm looking at that right 37's bridge is open so I will have to go through Paris and then cut across to Idabel anyone have any alternate routes?
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#10937583 - 06/24/15 01:17 PM Re: Is 259 bridge closed? Trying to get to broken bow. [Re: robert hunter]
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Well I got ahold of Linda 37 is open. so for those going out of the metro goin to need to go thru Paris and cross at 37 and head to Idabel.
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#10937590 - 06/24/15 01:20 PM Re: Is 259 bridge closed? Trying to get to broken bow. [Re: robert hunter]
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Clarksville not Paris I looked at it wrong.
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#10937862 - 06/24/15 03:08 PM Re: Is 259 bridge closed? Trying to get to broken bow. [Re: robert hunter]
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any one know if 195/37 is closed?

btw, can't make head/tails of the link 56 posted. =)
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#10937930 - 06/24/15 03:49 PM Re: Is 259 bridge closed? Trying to get to broken bow. [Re: robert hunter]
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Robert, I'm not sure where you're starting from, but if you pass anywhere near Sherman on the way, here's another option. I've been going up Hwy 75 to Atoka and then taking Hwy 3 into Broken Bow.

Google says it is 15 minutes slower than going through Clarksville, but it has a divided highway most of the way and it sure seems faster than taking 82 across. (Just remember that a couple of the littler OK towns always seem to have someone sitting at their city limit checking speeds and writing tickets.)
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#10937963 - 06/24/15 04:05 PM Re: Is 259 bridge closed? Trying to get to broken bow. [Re: robert hunter]
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I thought seriously about going to Atoka and across Hwy 3. Should have come home that way just to check it out. I went down 37 to 195 into Paris and across 82 on Saturday. Only problem is if you get behind someone on that 195 driving slow it has lots of curves. Its about 40 miles across 195 to 37. The bridge on 37 was fine on Saturday with plenty of room to come up.
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#10938058 - 06/24/15 05:03 PM Re: Is 259 bridge closed? Trying to get to broken bow. [Re: megabucks461]
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Originally Posted By: megabucks461
Only problem is if you get behind someone


Yep, that's the reason I started going through Atoka.
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#10938548 - 06/24/15 09:24 PM Re: Is 259 bridge closed? Trying to get to broken bow. [Re: robert hunter]
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Rex atoka is probably the worst speed trap of of them lol. Go thru there every year going to fish the white. In the last ten years I don't know if I have passed thru there and not seen at least one sometimes several. Ill hAve to check that one as well thanks.
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#10939207 - 06/25/15 09:12 AM Re: Is 259 bridge closed? Trying to get to broken bow. [Re: robert hunter]
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The bridge at Little River south of Broken Bow washed out. Just south of the old iron bridge. Saw video on the news. Not sure if that is the place you are talking about.
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#10939211 - 06/25/15 09:15 AM Re: Is 259 bridge closed? Trying to get to broken bow. [Re: robert hunter]
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Originally Posted By: robert hunter
Rex atoka is probably the worst speed trap of of them lol. Go thru there every year going to fish the white. In the last ten years I don't know if I have passed thru there and not seen at least one sometimes several.


I agree!!! They especially like to sit on Hwy 3 as you're leaving town.
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#10940952 - 06/25/15 11:21 PM Re: Is 259 bridge closed? Trying to get to broken bow. [Re: Bass_Bustin_Texan]
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that would be the bridge heading north from idabel, correct?

that would suck because I was planning on staying in idabel.
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#10940962 - 06/25/15 11:34 PM Re: Is 259 bridge closed? Trying to get to broken bow. [Re: robert hunter]
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FYI -

McCurtain County

US-259 is closed at the Red River due to flooding-related damage on both the Oklahoma and Texas sides of the Red River bridge. Drivers must find an alternate route traveling into Texas.

SH-87 is closed between US-259 and the Arkansas state line.

http://www.kxii.com/home/headlines/Texoma-Road-Closures-303319681.html
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