Council approves additional funds for MAPS 3 sidewalks

MAPs3-Sidewalk Ceremony1

OKLAHOMA CITY – As crews continue to install sidewalks throughout Oklahoma City, the city council recently passed a resolution that would increase the funding for those walkways.

The council voted to increase the MAPS 3 sidewalk budget by $9 million, bringing its total budget to $18.1 million.

Experts say the funding will allow the city to get closer to building the 70 miles of sidewalks that were discussed in the initial plan.

The following sidewalk alignments were either recently constructed, in design or have been put out for bid.

  • Western Av. from Hefner Rd. to Britton Rd.
  • N.W. 63rd St. from Meridian Ave. to Ann Arbor Terr.
  • MacArthur Blvd. from Wilshire Blvd. to Britton Rd.
  • Classen from N.W. 34th St. to N.W. 35th St. & N.W. 38th St. to N.W. 49th St.
  • May Ave. from Hefner Rd. to Quail Creek Rd., north of N.W. 122nd St.
  • Penn Ave. from Memorial Rd. to N. 122nd St.
  • Meridian Ave. from N.W. 63rd St. to N.W. 50th St.
  • Western Ave. from S.W. 104th St. to S.W. 98th St.
  • May Ave. from S.W. 59th St. to S.W. 61st St. & from S.W. 80th St. to S.W. 89th St.
  • Penn Ave. from S.W. 96th St. to S.W. 104th St.
  • Penn Ave. from S.W. 59th St. to S.W. 61st St. to S.W. 74th St.
  • Penn Ave. from S.W. 77th St. to S.W. 84th St.
  • May Ave. from S.W. 29th St. to S.W. 59th St.
  • S.E. 44th St. from Shields to Walker Ave.
  • May Ave. from N.W. 50th St. to N.W. 63rd St.
  • May Ave. from N.W. 36th St. to N.W. 50th St.
  • May Ave. from N.W. 63rd St. to Wilshire Blvd.
  • Western Ave. from S.W. 74th St. to S.W. 80th St.
  • Western Ave. from S.W. 39th St. to S.W. 29th St.
  • N.W. 122nd St. from May Ave. to Penn Ave.
  • S.W. 44th St. from Penn Ave. to Blackwelder Ave.
  • Meridian Ave. from N.W. 23rd St. to N.W. 36th St.
  • N.E. 63rd St. from Broadway Extension Service Rd. to N. Martin Luther King Ave.
  • Western Ave. from S.W. 59th St. to S.W. 44th St.
  • S.W. 44th St. from May Ave. to Penn Ave.
  • Martin Luther King Blvd. from N.E. 23rd St. to N.E. 32nd St.
  • Penn Ave. from Hefner Rd. to N.W. 122nd St.
  • S.W. 89th St. from Western Ave. to Santa Fe Ave.
  • May Ave. from N.W. 10th St. to N.W. 19th St.
  • Portland Ave. from N.W. 50th St. to N.W. 63rd St.
  • Penn Ave. from S.W. 29th St. to Grand Ave. & S.W. 15th St. to S.W. 23rd St.
  • N.W. 30th St. from Penn Ave. to Indiana Ave.
  • May Ave. from N.W. 30th St. to N.W. 36th St.
  • Penn Ave. from S.W. 59th St. to S.W. 44th St.
  • Penn Ave. from N.W. 23rd St. to N.W. 36th St.
  • Hefner Rd. from Rockwell Ave. to MacArthur Blvd.

The funds are coming from the Capital Improvement Sales Tax, which raised about $21 million over its goal.