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Westbound BA narrowed east of downtown as part of ongoing bridge rehabilitation project

Westbound BA narrowed east of downtown as part of ongoing bridge rehabilitation project

Tulsa World
By Michael Dekker
Jul 23, 2019

The westbound lanes of the Broken Arrow Expressway just east of downtown were narrowed Monday as part of an ongoing bridge rehabilitation project.

The highway, also marked as Oklahoma 51/U.S. 64, has been narrowed to two lanes westbound between 21st Street and the Inner Dispersal Loop.

The eastbound lanes in the area have also been narrowed.

“Drivers can expect significant delays in the corridor, especially during peak travel times,” the Oklahoma Department of Transportation said in a news release.

The lane closures are for work on bridges on the BA that include two at Lewis Avenue, two at 15th Street and also a westbound bridge over the Union Pacific rail line.

All were built in 1968 and have required increased maintenance in recent years due to emergency repairs or other issues, ODOT said... FULL ARTICLE

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