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Drivers face confusion as boulevard opens without signage, traffic lights

Drivers face confusion as boulevard opens without signage, traffic lights

NewsOK.com
by STEVE LACKMEYER
Updated: Wed, August 21, 2019 1:21 AM

Travelers hitting the new Oklahoma City Boulevard on Tuesday encountered a new major corridor with no working traffic lights and limited views at a two-way crossing at Walker Avenue.

By noon, changes already were underway, but drivers will face another month before all of the signs and traffic signals for safe travel will be completed.

State, city and civic leaders led by Gov. Kevin Stitt and Mayor David Holt gathered in 101-degree heat Monday to cut the ribbon and open the boulevard to traffic after years of planning and construction.

But during the first morning rush hour on Tuesday, street signs were missing and stop signs were used for four-way stops except at Walker Avenue, where drivers in the inside lanes, with cars in adjoining lanes, had limited or no view of crossing traffic... FULL ARTICLE

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