Road repair project to begin in downtown Durant Monday

DURANT, OK -- Traffic delays are expected in downtown Durant beginning Monday.

The city and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation will start a repair and resurfacing project at North 1st and Main St. at 8 a.m.

Weather permitting, the project is expected to take three days to complete.

Drivers are asked to allow for extra travel time and to watch for detours, barricades and flagmen.

Below are the detours posted by Durant Emergency Management.

1. ALL eastbound Main Street (US 70 East) TRUCK and THROUGH TRAFFIC will be DETOURED north at 3rd and Main Street to Mulberry, then east on Mulberry to 1st, where they will have the option of continuing east on US 70 or turning north on 1st (SH 78 North). ALL LOCAL (NON - TRUCK ) TRAFFIC, will have access to Main Street between 3rd and 2nd , but must DETOUR either north or south at 2nd .

2. ALL eastbound Main Street (US 70 East) TRUCK and THROUGH TRAFFIC headed to SH 78 South will be DETOURED north at 3rd and Main Street to Mulberry, then east on Mulberry to 1st, then south on 1st to Cedar, then east on Cedar to Malone, then south on Malone to East Main, then east on East Main Street to SH 78 South.

3. ALL westbound East Main Street TRUCK and THROUGH TRAFFIC will be DETOURED north on Malone to Cedar, then west on Cedar to 3rd, then south on 3rd to Main Street (US 70 West). ANY traffic wishing to access SH 78 /48 North may turn north at 1st and Cedar.

4. ALL southbound 1st Street (SH 78 South) TRUCK and THROUGH TRAFFIC headed to West Main Street in Durant or US 70 West will be DETOURED west on Cedar to 3rd, then south on 3rd to Main Street, then west on Main Street.

5. ALL southbound 1st Street (SH 78 South) TRUCK and THROUGH TRAFFIC headed to East Main Street in Durant or SH 78 South will be DETOURED east on Cedar to Malone, then south on Malone to East Main Street, then east on East Main Street to SH 78 South.


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