DEL CITY, Okla. (KFOR) – Drivers in Del City may need to find an alternate route home amid construction on I-40.

Officials with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation say eastbound I-40 will be narrowed to one lane at Sunnylane Rd. from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday for bridge repairs.

Drivers can expect lengthy delays or should use an alternate route like I-240 or N.E. 23rd St.

Officials stress that construction continues on eastbound and westbound I-40 between Sunnylane and Hudiburg Dr. for bridge reconstruction at Crutcho Creek, S.E. 15th St. and Sooner Rd.

Other traffic impacts include:

  • The westbound I-40 on- and off-ramps at Sooner Rd. (mm 156A) are closed.
  • The westbound I-40 on-ramp at S.E. 15th St. is closed. Drivers may use Hudiburg Dr. and Sunnylane Rd. to access I-40.
  • Limited merge areas are available at the I-40 and Sunnylane Rd. and S.E. 15th St. on-ramps within the work zone. Motorists should be extra vigilant and use extra caution at ramps before merging.
  • The eastbound I-40 Service Rd. (on the north side of I-40) will be closed between Sooner Rd. and Warren Dr. through summer 2022 and motorists are advised to locate a local detour.
  • S.E. 15th St. will be narrowed to one lane in each direction between N. Vickie Dr. and S. Vickie Dr. under I-40 through summer 2022.
  • Westbound S.E. 15th St. traffic will not be able to turn left to eastbound Tinker Diagonal/I-40 Service Rd. or to S. Vickie Dr. through summer 2022.
  • Northbound and southbound Sooner Rd. will open to four lanes, however, there will not be dedicated left turn lanes eastbound I-40 through summer 2022. Motorists should use extra caution in this area and expect longer traffic signal times to turn.
  • Stop signs have been placed at N. Vickie Dr. and S.E. 15th St.