High wind causes road closure on K-156 in western Kansas


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Heavy winds causing zero visibility from dirt prompted a road closure on K-156 in Hodgeman County, Kan. Thursday.

Hodgeman County Sherriff’s Office said at 5:51 p.m., the highway was reopened to normal traffic.

The Hodgeman County Sherriff’s Office announced that at least one car has gone off the road due to the heavy winds. There is currently a detour in place from 200 Rd, or County Line Rd, diverting one mile north to L Rd and back east to K-156, avoiding the curve in the road.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

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