OWASSO, Okla. - The City of Owasso will announce the completion of the 86th Street North widening project Friday morning with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Portions of 86th Street North between Memorial and Mingo will reopen after being closed since April when crews started widening the road to four lanes. Improvements made during the 8-month project include not only a mile-and-a-half of widen roadway, but also the installation of new drainage, gutters, retaining walls and sidewalks.
Two lanes of the roadway will open to drivers Friday following the ceremony set for 10 a.m.
Officials expect the remaining two lanes, and traffic signals at the Memorial intersection to open and be operational by Dec. 31.
The road widening was a joint project by the cities of Owasso and Tulsa and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.
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