All lanes of eastbound I-244 open at Admiral Pl. after hole found in bridge


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Reported by: Morgan Downing
Updated: 2/21 11:20 am Published: 2/20 1:57 pm


TULSA, Okla. - Crews have patched up a hole that appeared on an Interstate bridge in north Tulsa.

An ODOT crew was traveling on I-244 just after 1 p.m. on Thursday and noticed the hole in the bridge. They immediately began the repairs.

ODOT spokeswoman Kenna Carmon told FOX23 it started out as 1 foot in diameter, but crews had to open the hole up to about 5 feet wide.

The hole will take several hours to repair because once they patch it they have to allow the pavement to dry.

All lanes of eastbound I-244 are now opening at Admiral Pl. after they were shut down to fix the hole.

Carmon told FOX23 this hole was likely caused by the weather.

“With the freeze/thaw cycles that we’ve had and some of these older sections of pavement, the weather does play a factor into making the pavement loose and giving way,” said Carmon.

ODOT crews are working six days a week looking for and repairing potholes all over Tulsa County.


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Mayor Maynot - 2/20/2014 5:49 PM
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Fracking

Mayor Maynot - 2/20/2014 2:20 PM
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Shtop a(hic)at the bar onnnn the waaaay home (hic) ; ~>>

Mayor Maynot - 2/20/2014 2:13 PM
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HEY the bridge a over the IDL are flaking cement and showing rebar. Is that an indication that it's time for some cosmetic surgery???
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