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Landscape Project on West Lindsey Begins Next Phase on Saturday

Beginning Saturday, the contractor working for the city will be installing irrigation lines and plantings on the north side of West Lindsey Street from 24th Avenue SW to McGee Drive.  On the same day, the contractor plans to begin installation of irrigation lines on the north side of Lindsey Street between McGee Drive and Berry Road.

This work will require the contractor to temporarily close a portion of the outside westbound lane on West Lindsey Street between McGee Drive and Wiley Road. Access to the businesses will be maintained at all times during construction.    

Future traffic configurations will be announced as they are scheduled. Questions can be directed to Chris Serrano, construction manager, at 366-5265.

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HISTORY OF THE PROJECT – LINDSEY STREET, 24th AVENUE SW TO BERRY ROAD

The landscape phase of the project will begin on Monday, February 19with an estimated completion date of April 15, 2018. This is a
$245,490 landscape project, which was awarded to Garden Depot of Lawton, Oklahoma. The City of Norman is administering the construction of this project.    

On August 28, 2012 the citizens of Norman approved a bond issue to finance the local share of eight projects. One of the projects is Lindsey Street from 24th Ave. SW to Berry Road. The proposed improvements include widening Lindsey Street from 3 lanes to 4 lanes with a raised median; a new bridge over Imhoff Creek, continuous sidewalks on both sides of the street; multi-modal improvements including bicycle lanes; aesthetic enhancements including decorative pavement, landscaping, and roadway lighting; underground utilities; accessibility to disabled individuals; and improved drainage system on Lindsey Street