OKLAHOMA CITY, OK -- Part of I-40 has been shut down due to a sink hole.

The center lane of I-40 eastbound just east of I-44 will be shut down for at least 8 hours due to a sink hole.

Drivers are urged to avoid the area if possible because traffic will be slow moving.

News 9 has a crew on the scene and will bring you more details as they become available.