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President's Visit May Lead To Traffic Tie-Ups In Downtown OKC

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The Oklahoma City Police Department is warning drivers about some street closures Wednesday evening and Thursday morning during President Barack Obama's first visit to Oklahoma.

The president will arrive at Tinker Air Force Base Wednesday night. He'll spend the night in Oklahoma City then travel the next morning to the Cushing area to deliver a speech about energy policies.

3/20/2012 Related Story: President Ready For First Trip To Oklahoma

Police say people who attend Wednesday night's Thunder game should expect some delays. There will be street closures downtown, and limited access to parking garages and walkways near Chesapeake Energy Arena.

The Colcord Hotel, Century Parking Garage and Main Street parking garages will only be accessible by driving north on Robinson from Reno.

People driving in downtown Oklahoma City Thursday morning are urged to leave early to reach their destinations on time.

News 9 and News9.com will have complete coverage of President Obama's visit to Oklahoma beginning Wednesday on News 9 at Four.

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