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Oklahoma road construction reported for Thanksgiving holiday travel

Oklahoma road construction areas have been reported that could affect motorists planning to travel during the Thanksgiving holiday period.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: November 19, 2012 at 8:05 pm •  Published: November 20, 2012

• The westbound U.S. 64/State Highway 51 off-ramp to eastbound I-244/westbound U.S. 64/S.H. 51 (south to west leg Inner Dispersal Loop) is closed.

• The southbound U.S. 75/westbound U.S. 64/S.H. 51 ramp to westbound I-244/southbound U.S. 75 is closed.

• The westbound I-244 off-ramp to southbound U.S. 75 (northeast corner Inner Dispersal Loop) is closed; follow the north and west legs of the Inner Dispersal Loop for access to southbound U.S. 75 or eastbound U.S. 64/S.H. 51.

• All lanes of north- and southbound Lewis Avenue are closed at the I-44 junction. Use Harvard or Peoria as detours.


9. Cimarron Turnpike: Cable barrier installation from mile marker 40 to 51. Speed limit reduced.

10. Muskogee Turnpike: Emergency bridge repair at mile marker 30. Traffic is single-lane in each direction.

11. Will Rogers Turnpike: Pavement rehabilitation and bridge replacement project. Traffic is single lane.

12. Turner Turnpike: Bridge rehabilitation at mile marker 154. Traffic is single lane. Speed is reduced to 45 mph.

13. H.E. Bailey Turnpike: On- and off-ramp improvements at Elgin.

14. Creek Turnpike: Construction will add lanes in each direction from Memorial to U.S. 75. Traffic will be shifted. Speed limit reduced to 55 mph.

15. Kilpatrick Turnpike: Construction will add lanes in each direction from MacArthur to Eastern. All lanes shift to right. Speed limit is reduced to 55 mph.

16. Kilpatrick Turnpike: Lake Hefner flyover bridge ramp to southbound Lake Hefner Parkway is closed for construction. Use Portland Avenue ramp.

17. Indian Nation Turnpike: Pavement and bridge rehabilitation project.

Road conditions

For information, call the state Public Safety Department hot line at (888) 425- 2385; Twitter: @okdot. For turnpike information, call (877) 403-7623.

For out-of-state travel:

• Arkansas: (800) 245-1672.

• Colorado: (303) 639-1111.

• Kansas: (866) 511-5368.

• Missouri: (800) 222-6400.

• New Mexico: (800) 432-4269.

• Texas: (800) 452-9292.


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