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SH-9, I-35 off ramp concrete panel repairs start Wednesday

At 7 a.m. Wednesday morning the outside lane of State Highway 9 towards I-35 will close starting at 24th Avenue SW for replacement of damaged concrete panels. Traffic will be allowed from all directions at all times onto 24th Avenue SW. 

On the same day, the southbound I-35 off ramp to Lindsey Street will be narrowed to one lane for repairs to sections of damaged pavement

SH-9 pavement repairs are expected to be completed, and the lane reopened, by Friday. The I-35 off ramp to Lindsey Street is expected to be reopened by Dec. 20.

Questions can be directed to Chris Serrano, construction manager, City of Norman Public Works Department, at 366-5265 or by email at chris.serrano@normanok.gov. For additional information about the Lindsey Street Project, visit lindseystreetnorman.com.

The contractor for the project is Sherwood Construction under contract with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT), who is administering the project. 

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HISTORY:Construction on the I-35/ SH-9E and Lindsey Street Interchanges Reconstruction project began on March 2, 2015. This is a $72 million construction project awarded to Sherwood Construction Company of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) is administering the construction of this project. The project includes the new SH-9e modified interchange to allow large volumes of traffic to negotiate the area; a connection from Ed Noble Parkway to SH-9E; replacing the existing Lindsey Street interchange with the Single Point Urban Interchange (SPUI) to allow large volumes of traffic to negotiate the area; widening I-35 from the Canadian River bridge to one half mile south of Main Street from four to six lanes; and constructing three new bridges to vertically separate the on and off ramps from i-35 to SH-9E and Lindsey Street.