City Of Tulsa Grinds Down Newly Finished Road Surface - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

News

City Of Tulsa Grinds Down Newly Finished Road Surface

Posted: Updated:
A newly finished section of road is being ground down. A newly finished section of road is being ground down.
TULSA, Oklahoma -

Some more work is being done to an already finished multi-million dollar road project near downtown. The City of Tulsa is grinding off fresh concrete. They said it is meant to improve the finished product and it doesn't damage the surface of the work they just completed.  

The grinding is on Detroit and Martin Luther King, just north of the IDL downtown. The work takes off the surface of the concrete that was just finished up by a contractor. 

The city of Tulsa says the final inspections determined the road was not smooth enough to meet specifications. They used a machine called a profilograph to measure the bumps, and say that end-of-project smoothing is now almost standard on road projects and that it doesn't hurt the quality of the road.

The city says this extra work after the road is finished, to smooth it out, is not a direct cost to taxpayers - the contractor has to absorb that as part of the job.

Special Features

Live Traffic

Get the latest road conditions on Green Country roadways.

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

CBS Shows

Watch your favorite CBS shows for free online.

Links

Looking for a website or event you heard mentioned on News On 6? Find it here!

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Special Coverage

  • Bridge Tracker

    How safe are Oklahoma's bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

  • Fallen Heroes

    News On 6 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.

  • Murrah Bombing Timeline

    Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

  • Storm Zone

    Watch tornadoes tear across Oklahoma and learn how to stay safe!

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.