Two closings planned on I-44 in OK this weekend; delays expected

Turnpike map of closings
Oklahoma Turnpike Authority

The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority has announced two closings on Interstate 44/Turner Turnpike this weekend.

Westbound I-44/Turner Turnpike and the Stroud Service Plaza will be closed between SH-99 (mm 179) and the Stroud Service Plaza from 9 p.m. today, to 6 a.m. Saturday, for crews to hang bridge beams for the Old Stroud Road bridge reconstruction. Detour is the SH-99 exit to Stroud to westbound SH-66 to northbound SH-18 to westbound I-44/Turner Turnpike at Chandler (mm 166).

Additionally, the authority said eastbound I-44/Turner Turnpike will be closed between SH-18 at Chandler and SH-99 at Stroud from 9 p.m. Saturday, and 6 a.m. Sunday, for bridge beam hanging. The Chandler Service Plaza also will be closed during this time.

Motorists are advised to plan additional travel time and expect congestion in the area during these closures.