Oklahoma roadwork for Independence Day weekend

Oklahoma roadwork for Independence Day weekend
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: July 2, 2013 at 10:07 pm •  Published: July 3, 2013


• The southbound I-235 ramp to NW 50 is permanently closed. Drivers on southbound I-235 wanting to access NW 50 are advised to exit I-235 at NW 36 or eastbound I-44 at Western Avenue to bypass the closure.

• I-40 narrows between Morgan Road and Garth Brooks Boulevard from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily Monday through Friday and from 8 p.m. to noon on weekends.

• I-40 is narrowed at the N Canadian River, between Council Road and Morgan Road.

Tulsa Metro

• Drivers can expect various lane closures on east and westbound U.S. 64/SH 51 (Broken Arrow Expressway) at the U.S. 169 junction from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday.

The following closures are scheduled from 7 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday; expect significant delays in these corridors and locate an alternate route if possible:

• Various lane closures on north and southbound U.S. 169 at the U.S. 64/SH 51 junction.

• The two left lanes of east- and westbound U.S. 64/SH 51 at the U.S. 169 junction.

• The eastbound U.S. 64/SH 51 off-ramp to northbound U.S. 169.

• The westbound U.S. 64/SH 51 off-ramp to southbound U.S. 169.

Expect delays and plan ahead for extra travel time on the Inner Dispersal Loop. Closures include:

• Westbound I-244 is narrowed to two lanes between 2nd Street to near 21st Street S.

• The southbound U.S. 75/westbound U.S. 64/SH 51 off-ramp to westbound I-244/southbound U.S. 75 (south leg IDL to Arkansas River) is closed; detour to the east/north and west legs of the IDL to access westbound I-244/southbound U.S. 75.

• The southbound U.S. 75/westbound U.S. 64/SH 51 on-ramp from Denver Avenue is closed.

• The westbound I-244 off-ramp to eastbound U.S. 64/SH 51 (west leg to south leg IDL) is closed; detour to the north and east legs of the IDL to access eastbound U.S. 64/SH 51.

Other:

• All lanes of Lewis Avenue are closed at the I-44 junction; be alert to reduced speeds in this corridor.

• All ramps at the I-244/Memorial Drive interchange are closed; use Sheridan Road or Mingo Road as a detour.

• All lanes of 116th Street N are closed at the U.S. 75 junction. Be alert to reduced speeds in this corridor.

• The left lane of eastbound I-244 will be closed between the U.S. 75 junction and the I-44 junction (western split) from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays for cable barrier installation.

• Drivers can expect various lane closures on north- and southbound U.S. 75 between 131st Street S and 81st Street S from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays for cable barrier installation.


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Turnpikes

in the state

• Kilpatrick: Widening project from MacArthur to Eastern. Speed limit is 55 mph.

• Creek: Widening project from U.S. 75 to Memorial in Tulsa. Speed limit is 55 mph.

• Turner: Bridge rehabilitation project at mile marker 163, traffic is head-to-head single lane, speed limit is 55 mph through construction zone; Wellston on-ramp construction, two lanes open, speed reduced through zone to 55 mph; Bridge rehabilitation at mile marker 173, traffic is head-to-head single lane, speed limit is 55 mph through construction zone; Pavement rehabilitation from mile markers 184 to 189, nighttime work, speed reduced; Emergency bridge repair at mile marker 156, traffic is single lane, head-to-head, speed reduced.

• Will Rogers: Vinita Service Plaza closed for remodel, so motorists should use alternative exits for services; bridge reconstruction at mile marker 269, traffic is single lane each direction, speed reduced.

• Muskogee: Bridge reconstruction at mile marker 37, traffic is single lane each direction, speed reduced;

bridge reconstruction mile at marker 33, traffic is single lane each direction, speed reduced.

• Indian Nation: Bridge reconstruction at mile marker 59, traffic is head-to-head single lane, speed reduced;

pavement rehab from mile markers 88 to 92, traffic is head-to-head single lane, speed reduced.

• H.E. Bailey: Bridge reconstruction at mile marker 43, traffic is head-to-head single lane, speed reduced;

cable barrier installation from mile markers 10 to 15, single lane in each direction.

• Cimarron: Cable barrier installation from mile markers 40 to 58, single lane in each direction; cable barrier installation from mile markers 0 to 15 and 25 to 37, single lane in each direction.

For turnpike information, call the Turnpike Authority at 425-3600 or go to www.pikepass.com.

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