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December 2016

Traffic signal controller cabinet to be replaced at Main and Webster Wednesday

City of Norman Traffic Control crews will replace the traffic signal controller cabinet at the Main Street and Webster Avenue intersection on Dec. 28. If weather permits, the work will begin shortly after 9 a.m., and while it is underway, the intersection will be controlled by STOP signs on each of the three intersection approaches.

Lindsey Street closed from Elm to Asp

Effective immediately, Lindsey Street is closed to through traffic from Elm Avenue to Asp Avenue to allow a contractor for Corix Utilities and the University of Oklahoma to excavate a trench across Lindsey Street for repairs in the utility tunnel. Lindsey Street is expected to reopen after Dec. 31.

Traffic control devices are in place to protect motorists and the public.

City of Norman prepared to keep roads safe

The City of Norman is prepared to keep local roads and bridges safe this weekend during the first round of winter weather. Crews began preparation for the winter weather season in the fall by stockpiling materials such as salt and sand, and by preparing snow plows, motor graders and other equipment.

Winter weather tips for water pipes

The National Weather Service is forecasting extremely cold temperatures for the weekend, with the low below 10 degrees Saturday and Sunday nights. The City of Norman advises residents to prepare for the low temperatures and offers tips to prevent frozen water lines.

Norman Sanitation Services announces holiday schedule

The City of Norman Sanitation Services will operate a regular collection schedule the week before Christmas, Dec. 19-23. This includes waste collection, recycling and commercial service.

City administrative offices will be closed Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 26.

Cleveland County and City of Norman conducting survey required for grant funding

Cleveland County and the City of Norman have joined together in seeking grant funding to support several infrastructure projects throughout Norman and Cleveland County. To continue to qualify for the funds, several justification measures must to be achieved.

Special Saturday Opening of Compost Facility on December 17 for Composting Yard Waste

Due to unusually warm fall temperatures and leaves dropping later this year, the City of Norman will open the compost facility for yard waste on Dec. 17 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The compost facility is located at 398 Bratcher-Minor Road, south of SH 9 between Chautauqua Avenue and Jenkins Road.