JENKS, Okla. — Fourth of July is right around the corner and the annual Jenks' Boomfest event is going on as planned.
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The City of Jenks and Oklahoma Aquarium are hosting the event Saturday, July 4. Plus, you can watch the fireworks live with 2 Works for You on your app or smart TV.
2 Works for You is working with the Coffee Bunker to raise money for their Stars and Stripes program to make it easy for people to display flags to support veterans on five patriotic holidays a year.
Officials recommend visitors follow CDC guidelines and wear a mask or face covering in public. Also, officials encourage the community to social distance and wash hands frequently.
Please stay home if experiencing any symptoms like fever, cough, and shortness of breath or if you have known contact with anyone with symptoms or known positive cases of COVID-19.
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The fireworks display starts at 9:30 p.m. on the Pedestrian Bridge in Jenks and lasts a total of 25 minutes. Jenks police will close the Pedestrian Bridge starting at noon on July 4. It will reopen at midnight.
Police said the Main Street, or 96th Street Bridge, will close at 8:30 p.m. until 30-45 minutes after the fireworks display completion. This will allowing the display to cool down and to clear the bridge.
Several traffic closures will be implemented around the River Bridge:
- All traffic north of the Riverwalk main entrance will be directed to the North Riverwalk exit. That traffic will travel westbound on "K" Pl (91st St) towards the 4 way stop at Elm (Peoria) and "K" Pl. Traffic will continue westbound towards Elwood Ave and Hwy 75 on "K" Pl.
- All traffic south of the Main entrance to Riverwalk Dr. South exit (Los Cabos exit), Waterfront Grill, and First Bank area will travel to 9th Street then travel westbound on "A" Street towards the Main and Elm and then continue West on Main Street to Hwy 75. Once the 96TH Street Bridge is reopened (30 - 45minutes after the completion of the fireworks display). Traffic will be redirected to allow for traffic to travel eastbound across the 96th Street Bridge into Tulsa. All west bound traffic will be held for additional time to allow foot traffic to cross the bridge.
- All traffic south of Aquarium Pl\ Apache, in the Aquarium area will be travel westbound on 101ST Street to Elm Street. Traffic will continue south on Elm Street or enter the Creek Turnpike (East or West bound)
2 Works for You will be covering Boomfest all day on Saturday, July 4.
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