NORMAN — For the second time in less than a week, potholes on a Norman interstate overpass bridge deck are being patched.
City officials said that beginning at 7 a.m. Thursday, Oklahoma Department of Transportation crews will close the eastbound outside lane on the Main Street Bridge over I-35.
Traffic will be restored to this lane of Main Street after 5 p.m. Thursday.
This closure will not affect the ramps on the south side of the Main Street Interchange. The ramps on the north side of the Interchange will remain closed. The recommended detour routes for the ramps on the north side of the Main Street Interchange will remain as currently signed:
Northbound I-35 to Main Street
Westbound Main Street: Exit I-35 at Lindsey Street and use 36th Avenue SW to Main Street.
Southbound I-35 to Main Street
Westbound Main Street: Exit I-35 at Robinson Street and use 36th Avenue NW to Main Street.
Eastbound Main Street: Exit I-35 at Robinson Street and use 24h Avenue NW to Main Street.
Westbound Main Street to I-35
Southbound I-35: Use 24th Avenue SW to Lindsey Street to access I-35.
Northbound I-35: Use 24th Avenue NW to Robinson Street to access I-35.
Eastbound Main Street to I-35
Northbound I-35: Use 36th Avenue NW to Robinson Street to access I-35.
Construction on the I-35/Main Street Interchange Project began on Jan. 7. This is a $30 million construction project awarded to a joint venture of Allen Contracting and Manhattan Road and Bridge of Oklahoma City. The project has an estimated completion date of March 2014.