OKLAHOMA CITY — According to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, Interstate 235/Interstate 44 will be expected to close on Jan. 24 due to the "Off Broadway" project.
Northbound and southbound I-235 will be closed between North 50th Street and North 63rd Street.
Officials say I-235 US 77 will reopen to two lanes of travel in each direction, but the corridor remains narrow with little room to maneuver, officials say.
Drivers are reminded to stay"Off Broadway" for the duration of the project.
Officials say drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes such as I-35, I-40, SH-74/Lake Hefner Parkway, Lincoln Blvd. and Martin Luther King Ave.
Officials say this will be the first of up to five full interstate closures this year.
The closures will begin at 7:00 p.m. Jan. 24 after the evening rush-hour and the interstate is expected to reopen no later than 6:00 a.m. Jan. 27, officials say.
Motorists also can expect the following ramp closures during this period:
- Eastbound I-44 to southbound I-235;
- Eastbound I-44 to northbound I-235/US-77;
- Westbound I-44 to southbound I-235;
- Westbound I-44 to northbound I-235/US-77; and
- Northbound I-235 off-ramp to N. 63rd St.
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