Road construction projects could affect traffic flow in Oklahoma

Areas are listed throughout Oklahoma where construction projects may slow holiday traffic.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: December 24, 2012 at 3:39 pm •  Published: December 25, 2012
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The following ramp closures will remain in place until further notice:

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

• Southbound U.S. 75/westbound U.S. 64/SH 51 ramp to westbound I-244/southbound U.S. 75.

• Eastbound I-244 on-ramp from 17th Street and various lane closures on 17th Street.

• Westbound I-244 on-ramp from 7th Street.

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/SH 51. The northbound U.S. 75 on-ramp from 2nd Street also is closed.

I-44/Lewis Avenue corridor closures:

• Be alert to reduced speed limits on I-44 in the Lewis Avenue corridor.

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

Turnpikes

9. H.E. Bailey: Elgin Exit. Interchange work. Traffic will be slowed through toll plaza.

10. Kilpatrick: Expansion project ongoing from MacArthur to Eastern Avenue. Traffic is shifted and speed reduced to 55 mph.

11. Turner: Bridge rehabilitation project at mile marker 154. Traffic is head-to-head through construction zone. Speed reduced. Expect delays.

12. Cimarron: Cable barrier project from mile post 40 to 51. Speed reduced.

13. Creek: Expansion project ongoing from U.S. 75 to Memorial. Traffic is shifted and speed reduced to 55 mph.