City of Tulsa Weekly Street Construction Update


Monday, November 22nd 1999, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


Street improvement areas include:

**Now open: 9000 South Lewis Avenue: Lewis Avenue is open for both north- and southbound traffic between 81st and 91st streets.

East 66th Street South is closed to traffic from Yale Avenue east to Darlington Avenue (near Laureate Psychiatric Clinic & Hospital) for two weeks for street repair. Those who usually use 66th Street to get to the William and Kelly medical buildings can use 65th Street. Or they can enter the St. Francis Hospital parking lot from either 61st Street or Yale Avenue and use the road behind St. Francis to get to the medical buildings’ parking lots. To get to Laureate, motorists should use the main entrance on Yale Avenue.
Residents in the Warrenton subdivision should use Hudson Avenue off 61st Street to enter their neighborhood.

61ST STREET, MEMORIAL TO SHERIDAN – 61st Street is closed between 76th East Avenue and Sheridan Road while construction crews build retaining walls and lower the hill. 61st Street is being widened to five lanes (center left-turn lane) between Memorial Drive and Sheridan Road.

15th STREET, Louisville AVENUE TO URBANA AVENUE: Eastbound traffic is narrowed to one lane during water line relocation.

SHERIDAN ROAD, 61ST TO 71ST STREETS: Traffic has shifted to the completed southbound lanes. Construction is in progress to widen Sheridan to five lanes, including a center left-turn lane.

71st Street, Sheridan to yale – Granite Avenue is closed just south of 71st Street in order to construct a median on 71st. For access to and from 71st Street, motorists should use either Darlington Avenue or Irvington Avenue.

North Cincinnati Avenue between Jasper and Oklahoma Streets is narrowed to two lanes while the road is being improved and straightened.

Jasper street is closed between Cincinnati and Elgin avenues. Motorists are advised to use Independence Street as an alternate route.

ADMIRAL PLACE BETWEEN SOUTH 129TH EAST AVENUE AND SOUTH 145TH EAST AVENUE: The road is being widened and the street is closed to through traffic until December. Motorists are advised to use either 11th Street or Pine Street for an alternate route.

**Pothole repairs are in progress in these areas: Pine Street and Lansing Avenue; and 51st Street to 61st Street, Lewis Avenue to Riverside Drive.

**Pavement repairs are in progress in these areas: South Mingo Road between 96th Street and 101st Street; 36th Street North to 46th Street North, Highway 75 to Lewis Avenue; 36th Street North to 46th Street North, Peoria Avenue to Cincinnati Avenue; and 31st Street South to 41st Street South, 161st East Avenue to 145th East Avenue.