Construction Project Updates


♦ Main Street Waterline Crossing Starting Tomorrow, September 12th

The contractor for the Main Street Project will be installing two waterline connections across Main Street from September 18 to September 21, 2017. 
They will be utilizing a flagging operation while crossing half of Main Street at a time. Once they have completed one half , they will move to the other half. The two locations are Main Street & Fir Avenue and in front of the Dollar General Store. This work is anticipated to take approximately 4 days. 
Expect traffic delays along Main Street. If possible, seek alternate routes. If you have any questions, please contact City of Jenks Engineering Department at 918-556-7479.

♦ US 75 Ramp Closure @ 111th Street

This notification is from the City of Jenks on behalf of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT). ODOT will be closing the northbound US-75 on-ramp at 111th Street South intermittently from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday for bridge repairs. Drivers should seek an alternate route. If you have any questions, please contact ODOT Division 8 at 918-838-9933.

♦ Traffic Signal Work at 101st & Main

Tomorrow, Tuesday July 25th, SignalTek and Traffic Engineering will be working at 101st & Elm changing signals and making timing adjustments. Expect 4-way stop signs to be up and minor delays while work is being performed and timing adjusted.

♦  The Main Street Expansion Project

The Main Street construction project officially began on Monday, July 10th. The 10 month project will be adding additional lanes on Main St. from Elm St. to US 75, left turn lanes and modernizing the traffic signals at the intersection of Main and Elwood. There will be some detours throughout the project at various times but we do anticipate keeping all lanes open on Main St. in both directions. We do appreciate your patience.

♦   Street Closure Notification and Detour on B Street from 2nd to 3rd St.

Due to unforeseen circumstances this street closure will extend through Monday, June 26th. Beginning Wednesday, June 21, through Saturday, June 24,  a contractor for Jenks Public Schools will have “B” St. from 2nd St. to 3rd St. closed for work on the scoreboard at the football field. Detours will be marked with Barricades and Detour arrow signs. Eastbound traffic will be directed to Main St. at 2nd and Westbound traffic will be directed to A St. at 3rd St. The hours of the closure will be from 7AM until 5PM daily and will be re-opened every evening.

♦  Road Closure and Detour on 3rd St. from Main to Aquarium Place

Beginning Today, June 19, and through August 5th, 3rd Street from Main St. to Aquarium Place will be closed to Thru-Traffic for street rehabilitation, sidewalk, and drainage upgrades. During this construction there will be temporary access set up for Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant drive thru access but will be closed to thru-traffic. 

♦  Street closure and detour on S. Elgin

Beginning on Monday, June 5th thru Friday, June 9th, S. Elgin will be closed to through traffic from 111th St. to 109th St. due to construction activities. Residents in this area will have access to their homes. Through traffic will be detoured on to 109th St. and S. Juniper to 111th Street. Signs and barricades will be present to mark the detour route.

♦  Crack Sealing - Eddington Place
On Tuesday and Wednesday, May 9 - 10, a contractor will be sealing cracks in the streets of Eddington Place subdivision.  No street will be completely blocked off; however, there will be workers and equipment in the roadway.  Isolated locations may be temporarily closed while work is being done.

♦  Main Street - Elm Street to U.S. 75
This project has been designed and is currently in the utility relocation phase.  All utilities should be relocated by Fall 2016.  This project should be awarded to contractor by early 2017.

♦  111th – Elwood to U.S. 75
This project is in the design phase.  The concept is to construct a 5-lane intersection with left turn lanes and full signalization and to make 111th Street 3 lanes. Acquisition of right of way should be complete by Fall 2016 and construction start by Summer 2017.

♦  Elwood (Main to 111th)
This project is being designed.  The concept is to construct an improved 2-lane street between Main Street and 111th Street.

♦  111th Street Trail (Elm to Elwood)
Construction began in April and should be completed by July.  This is a Vision 2025 project.

♦  Downtown ADA Sidewalk Project - 3rd Street between Main Street and Aquarium Place
Project has been awarded and scheduled to begin in May.  This is a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project that will continue to expand the City’s efforts to make the Downtown area along Main Street and adjacent streets more pedestrian-friendly by adding ADA compliant sidewalks, drainage facilities and paving.

♦  Main Street (Date Street east to TSU Railroad)
The concept of this project is to improve the existing 3 lane configuration of Main Street and add curbing, drainage and landscaping to this portion of downtown.  Final design is expected to be completed by Summer 2017 and under construction in 2019.

♦  Elm Street (111th Street to 131st Street)
Engineering design was recently initiated to expand Elm Street to 5 lanes from 111th Street to approximately 125th Street South and transition to 3 lanes to 131st Street.  A pedestrian trail will be included along the 5-lane segment.  Design is expected to be completed in late 2017.

♦  Sanitary Sewer Infrastructure Master Plan
This project collected data and usage of the City of Jenks sanitary sewer system which was then used to analyze the capacity and efficiency of the system.  That analysis is now being used to prioritize the City’s needs for future capital spending to expand and/or upgrade the sewer system.

♦  Wastewater Treatment Plant Facilities Master Plan
This project will evaluate the use and operation of the wastewater treatment plant.  Information and engineering data will be used to prioritize needs for future capital projects to upgrade the wastewater treatment plant.