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Daily Detour: Today's Tulsa Road Construction Alert

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From ODOT:

SH-97/SH-51 narrows at Arkansas River tonight, Avery Dr. narrows daily:

As part of a bridge rehabilitation project, the following closures are scheduled; drivers should plan ahead for extra travel time in these areas or seek an alternate route if possible:

· Various lane closures on north and southbound SH-97/SH-51 from the Arkansas River to Avery Dr. in Sand Springs from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday and nightly until further notice.

· Avery Dr. will narrow to one open lane and flagging operations in place under SH-97/SH-51 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and weekdays until further notice.

US-75 narrows at SH-117 Tuesday:

The right lane of northbound US-75 will be closed at the SH-117 (121st St. South) from 9 a.m. Tuesday until noon Monday, Sept. 8 for surface repairs. Delays can be expected in the corridor; drivers should plan ahead for additional travel time in this area.

US-64 narrows near Leonard Tuesday:

East and westbound US-64 will be narrowed to one lane and flagging operations in place at Snake Creek (between Bixby and Leonard) from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday for bridge maintenance.

On-going Construction Projects:

US-169/SH-266 interchange project – lane and ramp closures

· East and westbound SH-266 (46th St. North) is narrowed to one lane in each direction at the US-169 junction until further notice as part of an ongoing interchange improvement project.

· Be alert to changes on the ramps as traffic is shifted to new pavement sections.

I-44/Lewis Ave. widening project:

Drivers are urged to use caution as traffic adjusts to lane and ramp changes at the I-44/Lewis Ave. junction. Be alert to crews continuing work in the corridor through early September.

US-75 narrows north of Skiatook daily:

The left lane of north and southbound US-75 will be closed north of Skiatook to north across the Tulsa County/Washington County line from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily until further notice as part of an ongoing cable barrier installation project.

SH-51 narrowed near Muskogee Turnpike:

Westbound SH-51 is narrowed to one lane between E. 81st St./Houston St. and the Broken Arrow Expressway (near the Muskogee Turnpike entrance) through September for surface repairs. The speed limit is reduced to 45 miles per hour. Expect delays and be alert to crews in the area.

I-244/Arkansas River bridge project – lane and ramp closures

Lane and ramp closures until further notice include:

· The southbound US-75/westbound US-64/SH-51 off-ramp to eastbound I-244 (south leg to west leg IDL); follow detour at the southeast corner of the IDL to east and north legs.

· East and westbound I-244 is narrowed to two lanes in each direction between 21st St. to 2nd St.; all traffic is shifted to the westbound I-244 bridge.

· The southbound US-75/westbound US-64/SH-51 off-ramp to westbound I-244/southbound US-75 (south leg IDL to Arkansas River)

· The southbound US-75/westbound US-64/SH-51 on-ramp from Denver Avenue.

· The westbound I-244 off-ramp to eastbound US-64/SH-51 (west leg to south leg IDL)

· The eastbound I-244 ramp to 7th Street and the eastbound I-244 ramp from 17th Street.

SH-66 narrowed at Mossy Creek:

East and westbound SH-66 is narrowed to one lane in each direction at Mossy Creek until further notice as part of a bridge replacement project.

SH-151 closed at Keystone Dam:

SH-151 is closed to through traffic between the SH-51 and US-412/US-64 junctions until late 2014 for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bridge replacement project. Drivers can use SH-48 or SH-97/SH-51 as a detour during this project.

From the City of Tulsa:

Two Lanes to Close on South Lewis Avenue between East 17th Street, East 21st Street for Sanitary Sewer Work Starting Monday, July 28:

The two inside lanes on South Lewis Avenue between East 17th Street and East 21st Street will be closed beginning Monday, July 28, for replacement of a sanitary sewer line. The two outside lanes will remain open for north- and southbound traffic.

The lane closures will be in effect until the work is completed in approximately six to eight weeks.

Rehabilitation Project for Mill Creek Bridge II Pond to Affect Traffic on Creek Turnpike and Creek Turnpike Trail:

A rehabilitation project for the pond in the Mill Creek Bridge II subdivision will affect traffic on the Creek Turnpike and the Creek Turnpike Trail starting Monday, April 7.

One eastbound lane on the Creek Turnpike between South Yale Avenue and South Sheridan Road will be closed on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. from April 7 until the pond project is completed in September. The Creek Turnpike Trail between Yale and Sheridan also will be closed during this project.

Street Rehabilitation Begins on South Memorial Drive between East Admiral Place, East 11th Street; Two Lanes Closed:

Construction on a street rehabilitation project on South Memorial Drive between East Admiral Place and East 11th Street begins Thursday, Oct. 3. Traffic will be limited to one northbound lane and one southbound lane during construction. Completion of the project is scheduled for September 2014.

This work is part of a larger street rehabilitation project that includes the recently completed intersection of Admiral Place and Memorial Drive. The City of Tulsa has contracted with Becco Contractors Inc. for this $5.8 million project funded by the 2008 Third Penny Sales Tax.

Admiral Place, Memorial Drive Intersection Open to Four-Lane Traffic; Ramps to and from I-244 Reopened:

Street reconstruction is complete and four-lane traffic at the intersection of Admiral Place and Memorial Drive was reopened Monday, Sept. 30. The on- and off-ramps to and from Interstate 244 also have been reopened.

The "No Left Turn" signs will remain in place until new traffic signals are installed at the intersection in about 30 days.

Work at the intersection is part of a larger street rehabilitation project that includes Memorial Drive between Admiral Place and East 11th Street. Work will continue soon on Memorial Drive south of Admiral Place.

The City of Tulsa has contracted with Becco Contractors Inc. for this $5.8 million project funded by the 2008 Third Penny Sales Tax. Completion of the entire project is scheduled for August 2014. 

From the city of Broken Arrow:

Drainage Structure Installation to affect Traffic on 9th Street near Albany:

Effective Wednesday, June 11th, travel lanes on 9th Street (Lynn Lane) south of Albany (61st Street) will be reduced to only two lanes. Additionally, a no left turn will be posted for northbound traffic on 9th Street, which means drivers will not be allowed to make a left turn onto westbound Albany during daytime hours.

The contractor on the 9th Street construction project is preparing to install a drainage structure just south of Albany on 9th. This will require reduction of travel lanes to only one lane per direction.

These restrictions will be in effect during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and should last only three to four days.

Voters approved widening 9th Street to five lanes from the Broken Arrow Expressway to Albany as part of the 2011 General Obligation Bond program. Construction is expected to be completed in fall 2014.

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