Inner Dispersal Loop


A major project starts Monday on the Inner Dispersal Loop.

A $26 million resurfacing project gets underway on U.S. 75. That’s the east leg of the IDL. Southbound lanes will be closed starting Monday, with detours to other segments.

The east leg is the last of the IDL's four sections to get a full overhaul. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation started IDL projects in 2009, using American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds.

ODOT warns drivers to expect significant delays, especially during rush hours. 

Oklahoma Department of Transportation

More work is coming to the Inner Dispersal Loop.

The Oklahoma Transportation Commission approved on Monday a $31 million contract for a project including pavement and bridge rehabilitation on the east leg.

"This is the fourth and final leg of the downtown highway loop, and it’ll be a full-depth pavement reconstruction. We began working on the IDL in 2009 as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the stimulus program that came into being in 2009," said Oklahoma Department of Transportation Executive Director Tim Gatz.