Street improvement areas which will affect Tulsa traffic include:
**OPEN: THE NORTHBOUND CURB LANE OF SOUTH HARVARD AVENUE AT FOURTH STREET.
ARCHER STREET AND HARVARD AVENUE INTERSECTION: North- and southbound inside lanes are closed for four to six weeks during replacement of water line valves.
SOUTH LEWIS AVENUE, JUST NORTH OF INTERSECTION WITH INTERSTATE 44: The southbound curb lane is closed during working hours for sidewalk construction on the west side of Lewis.
81ST AND SHERIDAN INTERSECTION: Work has begun to relocate water lines and construct detours for use during the project. The intersection will be reconstructed with concrete and widened to four lanes each direction, including left- and right-turn lanes. Completion is estimated for spring, 2001.
RIVERSIDE DRIVE, HOUSTON AVENUE TO SOUTHWEST BOULEVARD: Traffic has been limited to northbound only and will remain one-way for about six months. Southbound turns are not permitted onto Riverside Drive between and including Houston Avenue and Southwest Boulevard.
THE WESTBOUND LANE OF EAST 46TH STREET/47TH PLACE SOUTH IS CLOSED TO TRAFFIC BETWEEN MINGO ROAD AND 86TH EAST AVENUE for six weeks. Traffic will remain one-way eastbound during this street rehabilitation project.
EAST 76TH STREET SOUTH IS CLOSED AT SHERIDAN ROAD for three months as part of construction to widen SHERIDAN ROAD to five lanes between 71ST AND 81ST STREETS. Nearby residents should use either 74th Street or 78th Street for access to Sheridan. Also, a detour has been built to direct traffic 500 feet to the west of Sheridan Road near the Minshall Stormwater Detention facility. Completion of this project is estimated for November.
71ST STREET AND RIVERSIDE PARKWAY: The center westbound lane on 71st Street is closed near Riverside, as well as the outside westbound lane on the 71st Street bridge over the Arkansas River. Construction of the bridge deck for the pedestrian/bicycle trail is complete, and crews are installing a chain-link fence and lighting for the trail. All lanes of traffic at the intersection are expected to be open in about a month. Additional work on the trails leading up to the bridge will continue through the summer.
EAST 116TH STREET SOUTH IS CLOSED BETWEEN HUDSON AND FULTON AVENUES for five to seven days. Construction crews are relocating a water line near the Frenchmanâ€™s Creek subdivision. A detour is marked for traffic between Sheridan Road and Yale Avenue.
61ST STREET, MEMORIAL DRIVE TO SHERIDAN ROAD: Two lanes of traffic are open on 61st Street between 76th East Avenue and South Sheridan Road. All four lanes will be opened after crews finish building a retaining wall. 61st Street is being widened to five lanes (center left-turn lane) between Memorial Drive and Sheridan Road.
41ST STREET BRIDGE OVER THE BROKEN ARROW EXPRESSWAY is closed through August for construction of a new bridge. Through traffic is blocked on 41st Street between Memorial Drive and Mingo Road.
HARVARD AVENUE, 31ST TO 41ST STREETS: The southbound curb lane is closed during work hours for construction of curb, gutter and sidewalks.