July 8, 2020 9:00 AM
111th Street and Elwood Avenue Intersection Closed Until Spring 2021
Beginning Monday, July 13th, the intersection of 111th Street & Elwood Avenue will be closed in all directions to begin the 111th Street (US 75 to Elwood Avenue) and the 111th Street & Elwood Avenue Intersection Improvement Project.
The intersection will remain closed from July 13, 2020 until Spring 2021.
Area homes and neighborhoods will all have access in and out of their additions and/or driveways.
In order to commute north and south, we recommend utilizing Elm Street or US Highway 75. To commute east and west, please utilize 121st Street or Main Street. Please see attached map for closures and detours.
Residents living in this area: Jenks Public Schools and the post office are both aware of this project and if any adjustments are being made for school bus transportation or mail delivery, you will receive information from those organizations.
This is an Oklahoma Department of Transportation project, in partnership with the City of Jenks.
Project details are as follows:
🔸 111th Street from US Highway 75 to Elwood Avenue will be widened to three lanes with curb and gutter
🔸 The 111th Street and Elwood Avenue intersection will have three lanes each direction (each having a left turn lane, a right turn lane and a middle lane
🔸 Storm sewer to be constructed under the roadway and designed to accommodate future widening to an ultimate of 5-lanes
🔸 The coal Creek Bridge will be widened to four lanes and includes a sidewalk on one side of the bridge and a trail on 111th Street that ties into the existing trail east of Elwood Avenue
🔸 Construction is expected to be completed late 2021.
To view the Project Agreement with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (associated costs and specifications): https://www.jenks.com/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Item/516?fileID=1432
For any concerns or questions please visit jenks.com and select “Report a Concern”. Your message will be delivered to the appropriate department to assist you.
We apologize the inconvenience this project may cause to our community and we appreciate your patience as we improve this stretch of roads in Jenks.