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March 2017

New compost release set for March 25

A new release of compost will be available for Norman residents March 25 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the City of Norman’s compost facility. The facility is located at 398 Bratcher Miner Road, which is south of Highway 9 between Jenkins and Chautauqua.

Briggs Street to close Monday between 24th Avenue SW and Lindsey Drive

Briggs Street between 24th Avenue SW and Lindsey Drive will close Monday. The temporary closure is for reconstruction of pavement on Briggs Street. The project is expected to reopen by April 3.

The detour route is Lindsey Street to Murphy Street. Signs will be in place to direct motorists.

Restriping and Pavement Markings Enhancement Project Begins Today

A project to restripe and replace pavement markings at multiple locations throughout the city begins today. Among the first sites to have markings replaced will be Jenkins Avenue south of Boyd Street and Robinson Street, just east of Crossroads Boulevard.

Main Street Repaving Project resumes Monday

The Main Street Pavement Repair Project will resume Monday with the repair of the concrete between Park Drive and Flood Avenue. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction. The project is schedule to be complete in May, weather permitting.

Quiet Zone, Safe Zone Event Set for Saturday

The City of Norman and the Norman Public Library will host an educational event about railroad track and crossing safety this Saturday. The event called Quiet Zone, Safe Zone is from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Lowry Room of the library at 225 N. Webster.

Landscape maintenance on Flood to temporarily close lanes Tuesday

The City of Norman’s Parks and Recreation Department will perform landscape maintenance Tuesday in the center median of Flood Avenue between Robinson Street and Lexington Street. For the safety of workers and the traveling public, the left lanes of both north and southbound Flood Avenue will be closed in this area from 9 a.m. to approximately 2:30 p.m.

New Traffic Signal at 36th Avenue NW and Havenbrook Street

Work began this week on the construction of a new traffic signal at the intersection of 36th Avenue NW and Havenbrook Street and the widening of 36th Avenue NW to create dedicated left turn lanes at Havenbrook Street. The project will also upgrade the traffic signals interconnect cable between Main Street and Robinson Street.

Waterline installation to close one eastbound lane of Main

The Norman Utilities Authority (NUA) will begin installation of a new waterline on Main Street on Monday. The project will begin at James Garner, west of the railroad, and progress west toward Park Avenue in one block sections. The first section of the project will proceed from James Garner to Santa Fe.

Havenbrook Street reopened to traffic Thursday

Havenbrook Street reopened to vehicular and pedestrian traffic Thursday afternoon. The bridge on Havenbrook Street, east of 36th Avenue NW over Brookhaven Creek, was closed last September due to a collapse in the roadway. The final phase of the bridge repair project, which included the roadway and sidewalks, was completed Wednesday.

Recycle Drop-Off Center at 24th and Main to close Monday and Tuesday

The Recycle Drop-Off Center, next to Hobby Lobby, at 24th and Main Street will be closed at 7 a.m. Monday and Tuesday for re-paving. The drop-off center will reopen on Wednesday at 8 a.m.

Questions can be directed to Bret Scovill, solid waste manager, at 329-1023.

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