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Phase three of OK-9 construction set to conclude later this month

Phase three of OK-9 construction set to conclude later this month

The Norman Transcript
By Katie Standlee Transcript Staff Writer
Aug 6, 2019

Construction workers with Haskell Lemon Construction work to finish the Highway 9 bridge over Little River, which is expected to be completed in late August.

Four lanes and a restored bridge, that's what is on the road for the Highway 9 corridor above Little River.

Oklahoma Department of Transportation is administering the project by Lake Thunderbird near 156th East Ave, which began Sept. 10 with expected completion in late August. The construction project goes toward widening the corridor to four lanes, adding shoulders, turn lanes and restoring and widening the bridge over Little River.

Cody Boyd, public information officer for ODOT, said construction is finishing the railing on the west side of the bridge. When the site opens, he said, it will be striped for two lanes, but when the east and west side are widened to four lanes they will be restriped.

During construction the bridge has been kept open for traffic with one lane in each direction. Boyd said when the bridge opens it will still be one lane in each direction until more of the widening projects are completed... FULL ARTICLE

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