The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has announced a portion of State Highway 53 will be closed Monday and Tuesday.

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has announced a portion of State Highway 53 will be closed Monday and Tuesday.


The highway will be closed approximately 7 miles east of Interstate 35, just west of the Ardmore Industrial Airpark in Gene Autry from 8 a.m. Monday through Tuesday evening.


The closure is due to a railroad crossing replacement project.


Signs are in place in Ardmore, Springer, Dickson and near the airpark to alert motorists of the closure and detour optiond/ Drivers should use U.S. Highway 77, State Highway 142, State Highway 199, and U.S. Highway 177 to bypass the closure.