Here are roadwork projects in the state that could affect travel during the Memorial Day weekend, according to the state Transportation Department and the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority.
1. U.S. 77/State Highway 39 bridge over the Canadian River between Purcell and Lexington is closed for emergency bridge repairs. Northbound U.S. 77 and eastbound SH 39 traffic should use Interstate 35 to eastbound State Highway 9, then south on U.S. 77. Westbound SH 39 traffic should use U.S. 77 north to westbound SH 9, then south on I-35. Message boards are in place farther south on I-35 so drivers can locate an alternate route.
2. I-40 is narrowed to one lane in each direction just east of SH 2 in Muskogee County for a bridge rehabilitation project.
3. U.S. 77 is closed five miles south of Tonkawa in Kay County at Bird’s Nest Creek for a bridge rehabilitation project. Drivers will detour west on U.S. 60, south on I-35 and east on SH 15 to U.S. 77.
4. Interstate 44 is narrowed to one lane in each direction between SH 36 and U.S. 70 south of Randlett in Cotton County for a highway rehabilitation project.
5. I-44 is narrowed to one lane in each direction between Gore Boulevard and Rogers Lane in Lawton. The eastbound I-44 exit to Cache Road also is closed.
6. Northbound and southbound U.S. 177/U.S. 270 is narrowed to one lane in each direction five miles north of SH 9 in Shawnee for bridge work.
7. Eastbound and westbound SH 66 is narrowed to one lane in each direction south of Verdigris at Mossey Creek in Rogers County until further notice for a bridge replacement project.
8. Eastbound and westbound U.S. 60 is narrowed at Bird Creek in Pawhuska until late fall for a bridge rehabilitation project.
9. Northbound and southbound lanes of SH 78 are narrowed north of Durant in Bryan County between the U.S. 69/U.S. 75 junctions and SH 48 for road reconstruction.
10. Northbound and southbound SH 5 is closed between U.S. 62 and SH 6 in Harmon County for bridge replacement.
11. SH 3 will have traffic controlled by signals between Hardesty in Texas County and SH 94 for bridge work.
12. No loads over 12 feet wide are allowed on U.S. 412, 10 miles east of Mooreland in Woodward County, due to a resurfacing project.
13. No loads over 10 feet wide are allowed on U.S. 64 between U.S. 81 and SH 132 near the town of Nash in Grant County due to bridge work.
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•Both directions of SH 4 (Mustang Road) in Yukon will remain narrowed to one lane at I-40 as part of a continuing project to widen I-40 and reconstruct the SH 4 bridge and ramps at I-40. The project is expected to last until the summer. The westbound I-40 on-ramp from NW 10 in Yukon is closed through May as part of the project.
•Drivers are cautioned to be alert to workers and equipment at the I-40/I-235/I-35 Dallas junction on the I-40 Crosstown east-end connection. While there are no scheduled lane closures, construction vehicles will be entering and exiting the highway.
•SH 151 is closed to through traffic between the SH 51 and U.S. 412/U.S. 64 junctions until late this year for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bridge project. Drivers can use SH 48 or SH 97/SH 51 as a detour during this project.
•Several lanes and ramps are closed due to the I-44/Lewis Avenue widening project. Drivers should be alert for reduced speeds in this corridor.
•Several lanes and ramps are closed due to the I-244/Arkansas River bridge replacement project.
•Several lanes and ramps are closed due to the U.S. 169/SH 266 interchange improvement project.
14. Turner Turnpike: Pavement rehabilitation between mile markers 166 and 173. Westbound traffic is reduced to a single lane.
15. Will Rogers Turnpike: Head-to-head traffic at Vinita Service Plaza while plaza is under construction.
16. Indian Nation Turnpike: At mile marker 66, single-lane traffic for construction of new road to accommodate new service plaza. Between mile markers 88 and 91, pavement rehabilitation has traffic going head-to-head.