ODOT releases holiday and game day traffic advisory

The following construction projects will impact travel on major highways and interstates Saturday, Dec. 21, through Sunday, Dec. 29. For daily traffic advisories visit www.odot.org and follow @OKDOT on Twitter and Facebook. For turnpike information, contact the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority at 405-425-3600 or visit www.pikepass.com.

12 Travel Days of Safety Tips:

  1. Buckle up;
  2. Don’t text and drive;
  3. Use the left lane only for passing safely;
  4. Move over for flashing lights;
  5. Plan routes before, KnowB4UGo;
  6. Use the ODOT app for online travel tools;
  7. Winterize your car now;
  8. Designate a driver, don’t drink and drive;
  9. Share the road, allow merging;
  10. Slowdown in work zones and obey speed limits;
  11. Set aside distractions, drive alert; and
  12. Make sure everyone is buckled up and car seats are secure!

Statewide

I-35 narrowed to one lane near Blackwell, Kay Co.

Southbound I-35 will be narrowed to one lane north of SH-11 (mm 222) for ongoing bridge maintenance.

I-35 lanes shifted at Ladd Rd. near Purcell, McClain Co.

I-35 lanes are shifted at Ladd Rd. (mm 101) between Goldsby and Purcell for bridge and ramp reconstruction. The Ladd Rd. bridge over I-35 is also closed and the speed limit is reduced in the work zone.

I-35 narrowed to one lane near Pauls Valley, Garvin Co.

I-35 is narrowed to one lane in each direction about two miles south of Airline Rd. (mm 68) between Pauls Valley and Wynnewood for bridge rehabilitation. Drivers can expect lengthy travel delays or should use an alternate route, such as US-81, US-77 or US-69.

I-40 narrowed to one lane near Vian, Sequoyah Co.

I-40 is narrowed to one lane in each direction near Vian (mm 297) for pavement rehabilitation.

I-40, US-64 narrowed to one lane in Sallisaw, Sequoyah Co.

I-40 is narrowed to one lane in each direction between US-64 (mm 311) and US-59 (mm 308) in Sallisaw for bridge and interchange reconstruction. US-64 is also narrowed to one lane in each direction at I-40.

I-40 narrowed to one lane in Okemah, Okfuskee, Co.

I-40 is narrowed to one lane in each direction between Clearview Rd. (mm 227) and US-62 West/SH-27 (mm 221) in Okemah for resurfacing.

I-40 narrowed to one lane near Checotah, McIntosh Co.

I-40 is narrowed to one lane in each direction near the US-69B interchange (mm 265) for pavement rehabilitation.

I-40 narrowed to one lane near Foss, Washita Co.

I-40 is narrowed to one lane in each direction between Foss (mm 53) and Canute (mm 47) for bridge rehabilitation.

I-40 and SH-6 narrowed to one lane in Elk City, Beckham Co.

I-40 is narrowed to one lane in each direction at SH-6 (mm 38) in Elk City for pavement and bridge reconstruction. SH-6 also is narrowed to one lane in each direction at I-40.

US-69 narrowed to one lane near Eufaula, McIntosh Co./Pittsburg Co.

US-69 is narrowed to one lane in each direction between Crowder and Eufaula for pavement and bridge rehabilitation.

US-75 narrowed to one lane near Okmulgee, Okmulgee Co.

US-75 is narrowed to one lane in each direction one mile north of the SH-56 junction between Okmulgee and Beggs for a cable barrier project.

US-177/US-270 narrowed to one lane in Shawnee, Pottawatomie Co.

US-177/US-270 is narrowed to one lane in each direction at US-270 Business/Kickapoo Spur in Shawnee for bridge rehabilitation.

US-270 lanes shifted in Seminole, Seminole Co.

East and westbound US-270 lanes are shifted one mile east of SH-99 in Seminole for bridge rehabilitation.

US-270/US-183 narrowed to one lane north of Seiling, Woodward Co.

US-270/US-183 is narrowed to one lane in each direction between Mutual and Seiling for pavement reconstruction.

US-60/US-81 narrowed to one lane in Enid, Garfield Co.

US-60/US-81 is narrowed to one lane in each direction between Poplar Ave. and Pine Ave. in Enid for bridge reconstruction.

US-64/US-412 narrowed to one lane near Enid, Garfield Co.

US-64/US-412 is narrowed to one lane in each direction 5 miles west of SH-74 junction near Enid for bridge reconstruction.

SH-6 is closed near Olustee, Jackson Co,

SH-6 is closed over Unnamed Creek northeast of SH-34 junction near Olustee for bridge reconstruction. Road closed with posted detour

US-64 narrowed at SH-99, Pawnee Co.

US-64 is narrowed to one lane in each direction at SH-99 west of Cleveland for pavement and bridge reconstruction.

US-60 closed east of Nowata, Nowata Co.

US-60 is closed from three miles east of US-169 to about three miles west of SH-28 near Nowata for bridge replacement. Traffic is detoured on US-169 and SH-28.

US-412 narrowed at Verdigris River Overflow, Rogers Co.

East and westbound US-412 is narrowed to one lane in each direction at the Verdigris River Overflow, located just west of the Verdigris River, for a bridge replacement project.

SH-85 closed near Ketchum, Delaware Co.

SH-85 is closed over Duck Creek northeast of Ketchum with detour signs in place. Traffic is detoured onto US-60, SH- 82.

US-75 narrowed north of Tulsa/Washington Co. line

Drivers can expect various lane closures on north and southbound US-75 from seven miles north of the Tulsa/Washington County line to six miles south of the US-75/US-60 junction for bridge rehabilitations.

US-75 narrows near Copan, Washington Co.

North and southbound US-75 is narrowed to one lane in each direction two miles north of the SH-10 junction near Copan for a bridge rehabilitation project.

US-64 is narrowed to one lane near Perry, Noble Co.

Eastbound US-64/Fir St. is narrowed to one lane near Perry for sidewalk reconstruction. 

SH-11 narrowed to one lane near Blackwell, Kay Co. 

SH-11 is narrowed to one lane with traffic signal in place one mile east of US-177 near Blackwell for bridge rehabilitation.

SH-48 narrowed to one lane near Mannford, Creek Co.

SH-48 is narrowed to one lane with temporary signals in place two miles north of SH-51 near Mannford for bridge replacement.

SH-82 narrowed to one lane in Salina, Mayes Co.

SH-82 is narrowed to one lane with temporary signals in place over Saline Creek about two miles south of SH-20 in Salina for bridge replacement.

SH-165 narrowed to one lane near US-62 in Muskogee, Muskogee Co.

Northbound SH-165 is narrowed to one lane just north of the US-62 junction in Muskogee for a cable barrier project.

SH-66 narrowed to one lane in Chandler, Lincoln Co.

SH-66 is narrowed to one lane with temporary signals directing traffic from the SH-18 South junction to just west of SH-18 in Chandler for bridge rehabilitation. Drivers should be prepared to stop and can expect lengthy delays during peak travel times.

SH-7 narrowed to one lane in Davis, Murray Co.

SH-7 is narrowed to one lane in both directions from 4th St. extending one mile east.

SH-51 traffic shifts west of Stilwell, Adair Co.

SH-51 lanes are shifted at Mulberry Hollow Creek just west of Stilwell for a bridge replacement project. 

Oklahoma City Metro

I-235 lanes narrowed, shifted near I-44

Motorists should be alert to lane shifts and narrowed lanes on I-235 between N. 50th St. and N. 63rd St. for interchange reconstruction and widening. Both directions of I-44 are narrowed between Lincoln Blvd. and Western Ave.. The speed limit is reduced on I-235 and on I-44 between N. Classen Blvd. and N. Kelley Ave. Motorists also should expect intermittent ramp closures throughout the project. More information: https://www.ok.gov/odot/I-235_I-44_interchange.html

I-35 lanes shifted near I-44

I-35 is narrowed to two lanes between N.E. 50th St. (mm 132A) and the I-44 interchange (mm 133) for bridge reconstruction.

I-40 lanes shifted between I-240 and Peebly Rd.

Drivers should be alert to narrowed and shifted lanes on east and westbound I-40 between I-240 (mm 165) and Peebly Rd. (mm 169) for ongoing interchange reconstruction and widening. Note: This work zone is adjacent to an Oklahoma Turnpike Authority work zone on I-40 between Peebly Rd. (mm 169) and Harrah-Newalla Rd. (mm 172). For information on this project, contact the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority at 405-425-3600 or visit https://www.pikepass.com 

I-40 lanes shifted, service road narrowed at SH-4/Mustang Rd.

  • I-40 lanes are shifted between SH-4/Mustang Rd. (mm 138) and Morgan Rd. (mm 140) and the eastbound and westbound I-40 collector road is narrowed to one lane between SH-4/Mustang Rd. (mm 138) and the John Kilpatrick Turnpike (mm 139) through winter 2019.
  • Westbound SH-152/Airport Rd. is narrowed to one lane between Council Rd. and S.W. 59th St. and the westbound SH-152 off-ramp to Council Rd. has shifted to the east.

For more information, contact the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority at 405-425-3600 or visit https://www.pikepass.com.

SH-74 narrowed with four-way stop at N.W. 206th St./Covell Rd. through winter

SH-74 is narrowed to one lane in each direction with a four-way stop in place at N.W. 206th St./Covell Rd. through December for an ongoing widening project and signal installation.

More information: https://www.ok.gov/odot/SH-74_expansion_project.html

SH-3/N.W. Expressway narrows at US-81 near Okarche through early spring 2020

SH-3/N.W. Expressway is narrowed to one lane in each direction at the US-81 junction just south of Okarche through early spring 2020 for a bridge rehabilitation project. Northwest-bound motorists may use the access road to detour to southbound US-81. Motorists should expect delays and be prepared for lane shifts throughout the project.

Tulsa Metro

I-44/Arkansas River bridge project; lanes narrow

As part of an improvement project at the I-44/Arkansas River bridge, the following closures are in place until further notice unless otherwise noted. Significant delays can be expected, especially during peak travel times.

  • East and westbound I-44 is narrowed to two lanes in each direction at the Arkansas River bridge through early 2020. 
  • The eastbound I-44 on-ramp from Elwood Ave. is closed until further notice.
  • The westbound I-44 on-ramp from Peoria Ave./Riverside Dr. is closed until further notice. Use the on-ramp at Lewis Ave. for access to westbound I-44 during this time.

I-244 bridge improvements at Sheridan Rd., Garnett Ave.; lanes narrowed, ramps closed

As part of a bridge rehabilitation project, scheduled for overall completion in early summer 2020:

  • North and southbound Sheridan Rd. is narrowed to one lane in each direction at the I-244 junction until further notice.
  • The east and westbound I-244 off-ramps to Sheridan Rd. are closed.
  • Northbound Garnett Ave. is narrowed to one lane at the I-244 junction.
  • All lanes of southbound Garnett Ave. are closed at the I-244 junction. 

US-64/SH-51 bridge rehabilitation project; lane and ramp closures

  • East and westbound US-64/SH-51 (Broken Arrow Expressway) is narrowed to two lanes in each direction from the southeast corner of the Inner Dispersal Loop to near 21st St. South until further notice as part of a bridge rehabilitation project. Drivers can expect significant delays, especially during peak travel times.
  • Use caution at all entrance ramps in the corridor and be prepared to stop before entering the highway.
  • The westbound US-64/SH-51 on-ramp from 15th St. South is closed until further notice.
  • Lewis Ave. and 15th St. South are narrowed under US-64/SH-51; expect delays in these corridors.
  • The overall project is expected to complete in late 2020, weather permitting.

SH-11 bridge rehabilitation project in Tulsa; lane, ramp closures

SH-11 bridge rehabilitation project in Tulsa scheduled for overall completion in early 2020, delays can be expected in the following areas. Drivers should plan ahead for extra travel time, especially those heading to the Tulsa International Airport complex.

  • East and westbound SH-11 is narrowed to one open lane in each direction from Pine St. to the Tulsa International Airport complex through spring 2020. Be alert to traffic shifts in this corridor.
  • The eastbound SH-11 off-ramp to Memorial Dr. is closed until further notice; detour to Virgin St. and follow signed detour route to Memorial Drive.
  • The eastbound SH-11 on-ramp from Virgin St. is closed until further notice; use signed detour route on Memorial Dr. and Pine Street. 

US-75 on-ramps closed; lanes narrowed to one lane at Lewis Ave.

The southbound US-75 on-ramp from E. Apache St. is closed and the southbound US-75 on-ramp from Pine St. is closed until further notice. North and southbound US-75 is narrowed to one lane between Lewis Ave. and Pine St. through 2019 as part of an ongoing bridge maintenance project.

I-44/165th E. Ave. widening project

Drivers should be alert to reduced speeds and shifted lanes on east and westbound I-44 at 165th E. Ave. as part of an ongoing widening project.

US-412 narrowed near 4200 Rd. near Inola

Drivers can expect various lane closures and reduced speeds on east and westbound US-412 near 4200 Rd. near Inola through late 2019 for an ongoing improvement project.

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