Norman Police Department Urges OU Fans To Consider New Routes - - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - |

Norman Police Department Urges OU Fans To Consider Alternate Routes

Posted: Updated:
NORMAN, Oklahoma -

As OU fans prepare for a new football season, the Norman Police Department is trying to avoid the same old problem that happens every season: traffic congestion.

Take a closer look at alternate routes into Norman

The department is urging fans who travel to Norman for the football games this season to arrive early, and consider taking routes other than Interstate 35 to access the stadium.

The I-35 Overpass at Main Street is under construction, and there's no egress between Main and I-35. The South Canadian River Bridge on the south end is also under construction and narrowed to two lanes both directions.

Police say northbound drivers on I-35 should use Highway 9 or Lindsey Street. Southbound drivers are encouraged to use Exit 113 onto Highway 77, and Exit 112 to Tecumseh Road to avoid the construction zone altogether.

Fans traveling southbound are also urged to avoid I-35 and try these roads instead:

  • Western Avenue/60th NW has been widened to four lanes into Norman to Tecumseh Road.
  • Sunnylane Road/Porter Avenue and Sooner Road/12th Avenue NE also provide easy access into the Norman Area.


Live Radar

ESP Interactive

More Sports

  • OSU Cowboys

    Get all your OSU Cowboys information from sports highlights to the latest news & videos.

  • OKC Thunder

    Thunder Up! Get the latest sports news, game highlights, videos and updates on the team.

  • TU Golden Hurricane

    Follow the TU Golden Hurricane! Get sports scores, news and highlights.

  • ORU Golden Eagles

    ORU Golden Eagles fans can find the latest news on the team, scores and video here!

Powered by WorldNow
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Oklahoma's Own is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state including Tulsa's Own and Green Country's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KOTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.