Watch Now: Gilcrease Expressway extension on track for opening in about 18 months

Tulsa World

Curtis Killman

December 4, 2020

Work on the west leg of the Gilcrease Expressway continues with officials saying Monday that completion is still expected in about 18 months.

Joe Echelle, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority assistant executive director of maintenance, engineering and construction, told stakeholders during a virtual meeting that the contractor was slightly ahead of schedule with concrete pouring for the new roadway scheduled to begin in February.

As the concrete is poured, first between 41st and 51st Streets, the highway “won’t just look like a dirt road at this point,” Echelle said.


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