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October 2016

Pumpkins Are Accepted for Composting

City of Norman Sanitation Services compost trucks will accept pumpkins for composting on the regular residential yard waste collection route. Place Pumpkins and Jack-O-Lanterns on the curb with regular compostable materials.

For more information about yard waste collection, visit:

Questions can be directed to Sanitation services at 329-1023.


Post Oak Road and 108th Avenue SE intersection to close Tuesday

The intersection of Post Oak Road and 108th Avenue SE will close Tuesday for installation of a cross drain. The project is part of other improvements currently being completed on 108th Avenue SE between SH-9 and Etowah Road.

City of Norman to host HHW collection event on November 5

Hazardous Household Waste Drop Off Free for Residents of Norman

The City of Norman is hosting a household hazardous waste (HHW) collection event on Nov. 5 in the southwest parking lot of the Lloyd Noble Center. The event, scheduled form 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., is free for residents of Norman. Entry to the Lloyd Noble Center parking lot is from Jenkins or Chautauqua.

Lindsey Street to reopen between Berry Road and Pickard Avenue

This afternoon at approximately 3 p.m., Lindsey Street between Berry Road and Pickard Avenue will be reopened to two-way traffic. The new Imhoff Creek bridge structure and concrete roadway construction are substantially complete.

Norman Police Department Halloween Safety Tips

As Halloween draws closer, the Norman Police Department would like to remind residents to consider the following safety tips during fall festivities, especially those who plan on trick-or-treating or who will be out Halloween night.

Norman Residents Encouraged to Complete PlanNorman Survey

Residents invited to provide feedback about the community’s vision and values

The City of Norman is seeking feedback from residents about the core values that will guide the new comprehensive plan. The survey is available on the website or by visiting

Traffic signal cabinet to be replaced at Tecumseh and Flood Wednesday

City of Norman Traffic Control crews will replace the traffic signal controller cabinet at the Tecumseh Road and Flood Avenue intersection Wednesday morning. If weather permits, the work will begin after 9 a.m. and while it is underway, the intersection will be controlled by a 4-way stop sign. Normal signal operation at the intersection should be restored by noon.

Slow Down to Get Around law goes into effect November 1

A new law goes into effect November 1 that requires motorists to slow down around waste trucks or change lanes when it can be done safely. Motorists could be cited by law enforcement for violating the new law, which was signed by Governor Mary Fallin on April 26.

Traffic to be shifted at 24th Avenue SW and Lindsey intersection Monday

Starting Monday, the northbound and southbound traffic will be shifted to new pavement on the west side of the intersection of 24th Avenue SW and Lindsey Street. The east side of the intersection will be partially closed to through traffic from 9 p.m. Monday until 6 a.m. Tuesday for completion of a temporary intersection transition during the Lindsey Street construction.

Section of Franklin Road to close starting Thursday

Franklin Road between 24th Avenue NE and 36th Avenue NE will close to through traffic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each weekday starting Thursday. This temporary closure will allow City of Norman crews to install a new guardrail on the Franklin Road Bridge over Little River just west of 36th Avenue NE. The existing bridge guardrail was damaged during recent flooding.

Public invited to events to learn more about the new Comprehensive Plan

Residents encouraged to provide input about Norman’s future

Residents and business owners who would like to learn more about Norman’s new Comprehensive Plan and the PlanNorman process have two upcoming opportunities.

North Side of Lindsey Street and Berry Road Intersection to Reopen Today

The north side of the Lindsey Street and Berry Road intersection will reopen to traffic today.