Some Panhandle roads reopened Thursday afternoon after flooding

Published: Jun. 1, 2023 at 7:11 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 1, 2023 at 5:25 PM CDT

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Officials said some Panhandle roads are reopen Thursday afternoon after being closed earlier due to flooding.

According to Texas Department of Transportation Public Information Officer Ginger Wilson, many roadways were covered in water.

As of 4:07 p.m. this afternoon, U.S. 287 in Childress has reopened.

The detour is no longer in place.

In the Amarillo District, U.S. 60 eastbound and U.S. 60 westbound passing lane, both in Carson County, have re-opened.

Drivers are asked to use caution on the roads and can check here for the latest road conditions.