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June 2016

Sanitation services to stay on Schedule for Independence Day

The City of Norman sanitation services will maintain the regular schedule for the Independence Day holiday on Monday. Sanitation services include commercial and residential curbside waste collection, as well as recycling and yard waste.

Southbound Berry Road from Glenwood to Main Street to close Wednesday

Southbound Berry Road from Glenwood to Main Street will close at 8 a.m. Wednesday for construction of two new waterlines from Main to Robinson. Warning and detour signs will be placed to assist motorists. Southbound drivers are urged to use alternate routes such as Acres to Flood to Main to Berry during the construction which is expected to last through approximately August 6.

City of Norman Awarded Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Norman by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for fiscal year 2015.

Portions of Robinson Street to close for waterline installation

Work began today on installation of a new 30-inch waterline along Robinson Street from just east of 24th Avenue NW, under I-35, to just west of Crossroads Boulevard. Portions of Robinson Street and Legacy Trail will be closed temporarily during completion of the project.

Boardwalk Street to See New On-street Parking Restriction

During the week of June 20, City of Norman traffic control crews will be installing “No Parking” signs along the south side of Boardwalk Street, between Interstate Drive and 26th Avenue NW.

Installation of the signs was requested by property owners in the area due to safety concerns.

41st Annual Westwood Invitational Golf Tournament is July 2-4

Entry Deadline is June 29

The 41st Annual Westwood Invitational Golf Tournament is July 2 through July 4. It is a 54-hole stroke play tournament with six flights: championship through fourth flight. The championship flight is open to amateurs and professionals with a two handicap and below. Each flight will be separated by handicap and handicaps will be used in the fourth flight.

North Leg of 72nd Avenue SE/ State Highway 9 East Intersection to Close Wednesday

The north leg of the 72nd Avenue SE/State Highway 9 East intersection will close tomorrow at approximately 9 a.m. to allow for grading and paving the new intersection. All other legs of the intersection will remain open. Signs will direct motorists in the area.

Jenkins to temporarily close Wednesday evening through Thursday morning

Jenkins Avenue between Lindsey Street and Stinson Street will be closed to traffic Wednesday evening at 11 p.m. and will reopen at 7 a.m. on Thursday. The one-night temporary closure allows further progress on a phase of construction of a new parking garage for the University of Oklahoma.

700 Block of Jenkins Avenue to Close Tomorrow for Repairs

City of Norman street crews will close Jenkins Avenue between Boyd Street and Duffy Street tomorrow at approximately 8 a.m., weather permitting, for repairs to the street and the curb gutter sections.

Access to residents and businesses will be maintained from Boyd Street. Barricades will be in place to direct the traveling public around the work zone.

New on-street parking restrictions begin Monday on Cascade Boulevard

On Monday, City of Norman traffic control crews will be installing “No Parking” signs along the south side of Cascade Boulevard, between Cruden Drive and 36th Avenue NW.

Installation of the signs was requested by residents and property owners due to safety concerns along this portion of Cascade Boulevard in the Cascade Estates addition.

Summit Lakes Addition to see new on-street parking restrictions

On Monday, City of Norman traffic control crews will be installing “No Parking” signs along the north side of Summit Crossing Parkway, between Summit Crest Lane and Starshine Drive, as well as on the south and west side of Ridge Lake Boulevard, between Summit Bend and Summit Crossing Parkway.

Westwood Park Golf Course 2016 Junior Golf Academy Begins June 16

Westwood Park Golf Course’s 2016 Junior Golf Academy is set to begin June 16. The academy is available for the ages of 8 to 17, on June 21, 22, and 28. July dates are the 12, 19, and 26. Academy times are 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Registration is available until June 23. Cost is $100.