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Chautauqua from Elmwood to Timberdell to close Tuesday

Although Chautauqua Avenue will be temporarily open for game day traffic, it will close from Elmwood Street to Timberdell Street at 7 a.m. on Tuesday for continued work to install a new waterline. Due to unexpected delays, the project which was originally expected to be completed in August, is now anticipated for completion by the end of September if weather cooperates.

Motorists are encouraged to detour east along Timberdell and use Jenkins or Pickard to reach Lindsey.
Warning and detour signs will be in place to assist motorists.
The project is a continuation of the joint project between the University of Oklahoma and the City of Norman Utility Authority (NUA).  The NUA is installing a new 24-inch waterline to improve water distribution to the west side of Norman, as well as improve fire protection and increase the ability to provide peak day demand.  The university is replacing their 16-inch waterline that supplies water from North Base to the main campus. The two entities are working together to install the two pipes within the same ditch, providing savings to both.
The waterlines will be installed under the southbound lane of the road, which will be replaced with a new concrete surface. The overall project will extend from Lindsey to Timberdell.
Questions can be directed to Chris Mattingly, capital projects engineer, at 217-7778.
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Although Chautauqua Avenue will be temporarily open for game day traffic, it will close from Elmwood Street to Timberdell Street at 7 a.m. on Tuesday for continued work to install a new waterline. Due to unexpected delays, the project which was originally expected to be completed in August, is now anticipated for completion by the end of September if weather cooperates.

Motorists are encouraged to detour east along Timberdell and use Jenkins or Pickard to reach Lindsey.

Warning and detour signs will be in place to assist motorists.

The project is a continuation of the joint project between the University of Oklahoma and the City of Norman Utility Authority (NUA).  The NUA is installing a new 24-inch waterline to improve water distribution to the west side of Norman, as well as improve fire protection and increase the ability to provide peak day demand.  The university is replacing their 16-inch waterline that supplies water from North Base to the main campus. The two entities are working together to install the two pipes within the same ditch, providing savings to both.

The waterlines will be installed under the southbound lane of the road, which will be replaced with a new concrete surface. The overall project will extend from Lindsey to Timberdell.

Questions can be directed to Chris Mattingly, capital projects engineer, at 217-7778.

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Chautauqua progress map