The Jenks Police Department has released their traffic plan for July 4 festivities in Jenks.
The 96th Street Bridge will be closed from 8:30 PM until approximately 10:30 PM on July 4, 2015.
- All traffic north of the Riverwalk main entrance will be directed to the North Riverwalk exit. That traffic will be directed westbound on “K” Pl (91st St) towards the 4 way stop at Elm (Peoria) and “K” Pl. Traffic will be directed to continue westbound towards Elwood Ave and Hwy 75 on “K” Pl.
- All traffic south of the Main entrance to Riverwalk Dr. South exit (Los Cabos exit), Waterfront Grill, and First Bank area will be directed out to travel to 9th Street then directed to travel westbound on “A” Street towards the Main and Elm and then continue West on Main Street to Hwy 75. No traffic will be allowed to travel south on Elm Street from Main until the Aquarium Lots have been cleared.
Once the 96TH Street Bridge is reopened (30 minutes to 1 hour after the completion of the fireworks display). Traffic will be redirected to allow for traffic to travel eastbound across the 96th Street Bridge into Tulsa. All west bound traffic will be held for additional time to allow foot traffic to cross.
- All traffic south of Aquarium Pl\ Apache, in the Aquarium area will be directed to travel westbound on 101ST Street. With the right lane directed to travel southbound on Elm or to enter the west bound Creek Turnpike, Left Lane will be directed to travel southbound on Elm or enter the eastbound Creek Turnpike. No traffic will be allowed to travel North bound on Elm Street from 101st Street to avoid additional congestion in the Main and Elm Area.
Aquarium Pl/ Apache Pl will be closed to avoid further congestion in the 9th & Main and Main & Elm Area. All traffic will be directed to travel West on Aquarium Dr/ 101st Street towards Elm Street.
This plan will help to allow us to quickly and safely reduce the traffic congestion within the event and downtown area.