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Cautionary guidelines for drivers heading downtown for work or play

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Staff Report

Oklahoma City officials have released the June 6-10 summer of downtown traffic road detours and closings.

The following reflects the downtown arteries most affected. City officials strongly advise booking additional time when travelling to downtown events. Parking is also impacted by the road work and can be difficult to locate in the confusion of diverting drivers.

Hudson Reduced to Two Lanes*

Hudson reduced to two southbound lanes, from Robert S Kerr to Dean A McGee, the far west lane will be closed for approximately two weeks.

Main between Walker and Dewey closed to through traffic*

Main between Walker and Dewey will be closed on 6/6 – 6/30 to install OGE vault and storm drain.

Robinson and Sheridan eastbound turn lane will be reduced*

The eastbound outside turn lane will be reduced to one lane at Robinson and Sheridan.

3-Way Stop at Walker and Sheridan Intersection*

A three-way stop sign will be placed at the intersection of Walker and Sheridan so crews can continue work on the road base.

3-Way Stop at Lee and Main Intersection*

A three-way stop sign will be placed at the intersection of Lee and Main so crews can remove the traffic signals in order to proceed with electrical work. Southbound Lee will be closed and traffic will be northbound only.

Harrison from NE 6th to NW 4th closed to all traffic

Harrison from NE 6th to NW 4th closed to all traffic while crews continue to work on resurfacing and street improvements.

3-Way Stop at Walker and Main Intersection*

A three-way stop sign will be placed at the intersection of Walker and Main so crews can remove the traffic signals and place footings for the roadway.

Southbound Robinson between Sheridan and Reno closed*

Southbound Robinson between Sheridan and Reno will be closed to through traffic for approximately four weeks. Robinson will only be accessible from Reno which will provide motorists access to the Cox Convention Center garage.

Walker from Reno to Colcord*

The east side of Walker from Reno to Colcord is open to two northbound lanes. The west side of Walker is closed to traffic so crews can complete streetscape work in this area. Pedestrians are able to cross at the Sheridan and Walker intersection to access the Sheridan Walker garage.

Robinson & NW 4th intersection reduced to two lanes*

The intersection at Robinson Avenue and NW 4th is reduced to one lane in each direction so crews can complete a water line crossing.

Reno from EK Gaylord to Dewey OPEN to two lanes in each direction*
Reno from EK Gaylord to Dewey is open to through traffic, periodically one lane may be closed to complete landscaping.

N Robinson from Dean McGee to NW 5th closed to all traffic*
N Robinson from Dean McGee to NW 5th is closed to all traffic so crews can complete streetscape work in this area. Pedestrians will be able to cross at the NW 4th, NW 5 th and NW 6th intersections and motorists will be directed to use the new 2-way conversion on N Harvey for their detour. Those wishing to park in the National Memorial parking lot will be asked to enter from 5th street.

Dean McGee from Walker to Robinson reduced to one lane in each direction*

Dean McGee is reduced to one eastbound lane and one westbound lane while crews complete streetscape work.

Sheridan between Hudson and Robinson closed until 2012*
Sheridan Avenue between Hudson Avenue and Robinson Avenue remains closed for renovation on the Myriad Botanical Gardens and private downtown renovations.

All project timelines are contingent upon the weather.

*Denotes Project 180 related construction.

 

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