Holiday weekend guide


Thursday, July 3rd 2008, 5:30 pm
By: News 9


Get the essential information for your July 4 holiday.

Celebrations
Find a celebration near you. Click here for our statewide list.


Traffic Advisories
from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation

I-35 lanes narrowed, traffic shifts near Purcell in McClain Co.
Motorists are advised to use caution and head warning signs on north and southbound I-35 between Johnson Rd. and Green Ave. north of Purcell (mile marker 91) as both directions of traffic have been shifted and lanes are narrowed as part of a resurfacing project to be completed in early fall. Due to traffic back-ups in the area, motorists are asked to be cautious and stay alert for slowing or stopped traffic in the area. Please allow plenty of time if driving through the area.

US-69 narrowed near McAlester in Pittsburg Co.
North and southbound US-69 is narrowed to one lane in each direction from just south of McAlester to the Indian Nation Turnpike for reconstruction project.

I-40 narrowed near Hydro in Caddo Co.
East and westbound I-40 is narrowed to one lane in each direction east of Hydro between mile markers 90-96 as part of an ongoing I-40 reconstruction project.

I-40 narrows east of Checotah in Muskogee Co.
East and westbound I-40 is narrowed to one lane near SH-2, east of Checotah for reconstruction.

US-69 narrows south of Muskogee  
Drivers can expect various lane closures on southbound US-69 south of Muskogee for resurfacing.

I-35 narrows north of Perry in Noble Co.
North and southbound I-35 is narrowed to one lane at mile marker 198, just north of US-412 in Noble Co., for replacement of I-35 bridges over the Red Rock Creek Overflow.

I-35 narrows north of Guthrie in Logan Co.
Expect various lane closures on north and southbound I-35 between the Cimarron River and SH-51 in Payne County for resurfacing work. Speed limit is reduced to 60 mph.

Will Rogers Turnpike
Traffic is single lane in each direction from mile marker 272 to 282  and 303 to 312 for pavement rehabilitation

Cimarron Turnpike
Traffic is single lane in each direction at the Stillwater Spur for pavement rehabilitation