Future Construction Projects
2nd and BoulevardThis project consists of adding dual left turn lanes, two through lanes, and a right turn lane for Southbound direction and one left turn lane, two through lanes, and one right turn lane for Northbound and westbound direction. No widening will occur on 2nd Street due to limited right-of-way. New signal lights will be installed and connected back to the Traffic Management Center. Current construction estimate is $2,027,300 and will be funded with 100% City funds from the 2017 Capital Improvement Sales Tax Fund.
July 2022 update: The construction design plans are currently 54% complete. Construction is anticipated in 2023/2024. On June 13, 2022, the City Council approved a right-of-way contract with Smith Roberts Land Services to provide appraisals and acquisitions on easements that are needed for this project.
Danforth and KellyThis project will widen the intersection to a four-lane divided road with dual left turn lanes for all four directions and separate right turn lanes for southbound, westbound, and eastbound. A new signal light will be installed and connected to the Traffic Management Center. The project extents will be approximately 1200 feet east and west, 600 feet to the north, and 1500 feet to the south. The estimated cost is $6,190,143. The City will fully fund this project from the 2000 Capital Improvement Sales Tax Fund.
July 2022 update: The City met with OGE to discuss utility relocation of their large transmission poles on the north side of Danforth. A utility agreement with OGE will be on an August 2022 City Council Agenda. On June 13, 2022, City Council approved a contract amendment to extend the project limits on Kelly to accommodate a new development being build on the west side of Kelly south of Danforth. On July 13, 2022, the Public Works committee reviewed various design concepts for the intersection of Kelly and Hawthorne.
Danforth and SoonerThis project consists of widening Danforth and Sooner intersection to include left turn lanes, two through lanes, and where possible right turn lanes. The intersection will be signalized. Retaining walls will be necessary on Danforth west of Sooner due to the existing grades. Estimated construction cost is $14,311,751.78. The scope of the project has expanded to include widening in front of the Francis Tuttle building with left and right turn lanes and a signal light at School Street which is the main entrance to the Francis Tuttle facility. The City will apply for Federal funds in September 2022.
July 2022 update: City consultant met with ODOT and ODOT consultants on July 7, 2022, to discuss additional traffic data needs for completing the traffic analysis on I-35 at Danforth and how both the City project and ODOT project will tie together and complement each other.
2nd Street/Edmond Road ADA ImprovementsThis project consists of reconstructing portions of sidewalks and wheelchair ramps that do not currently meet compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). Current construction cost is estimated at $3,807,000. The City was approved for $2,142,400 in federal funds with the remaining funding coming from the 2000 Capital Improvement Sales Tax. Construction date is currently unknown.
City Council approved a design contract with Kimley-Horn on March 8, 2021. Consultant was given a notice to proceed with the design and construction plans on March 9, 2021. Consultant has met with City staff to discuss issues related to existing right-of-way and the need to acquire additional easements.
July 2022 update: The Oklahoma Department of Transportation completed the environmental study on July 15, 2022. The next phase of the project is to write the legal descriptions for 43 easements that need to be obtained. This project is anticipated to bid in July 2023.
Covell Widening from east of Bryant to east of ColtraneThis project will widen Covell to provide for a four-lane divided roadway where possible. There will be left turn lanes at all side streets where possible. Covell may also include street lighting, 10-foot-wide multi-use paths/sidewalks, landscaping, and signalize the intersection of Covell and Coltrane with left and right turn lanes. This project will also include building 3 bridge structures. The estimated construction cost is $23,124,552. The City will look at the option of constructing temporary improvements as an interim measure to include adding left turn lanes and a signal light.
July 2022 Update: The interim plans are 100% complete. Staff has met with various utility companies and paving contractors to discuss placement of asphalt while avoiding any utilities to expedite the interim improvements. The anticipated start date for the interim improvements is August 2022. On June 13, 2022, City Council approved a right-of-way appraisal and acquisition contract with Smith Roberts Land Services for 30 parcels of land needed for the permanent improvements. Appraisal for the NE Corner property is currently underway.
Phase 4, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) on 33rd Street, Boulevard, and Bryant This project consists of installing 11 miles of fiber optic cable and replacing the traffic signal cabinets and controllers and associated signal equipment at 22 intersections on 33rd Street from Broadway to Coltrane and on Boulevard from 33rd to 2nd St and on Bryant from 33rd to 2nd St in order to bring them into compliance with the National Transportation Communication for Intelligent Transportation System Protocol (NTCIP) standards. These intersections will connect to the Traffic Management Center via fiber optics and wireless communication network.
The estimated construction cost is currently unknown. The City will apply for 80% Federal funds with the remaining 20% from the 2000 Capital Improvement Sales Tax Fund. After completion of the phase 4 project, 85% of the traffic signals in Edmond will be following the latest standards while the remaining 15% are running off older technology.
July 2022 Update: The consultant will be submitting 90% plans in August 2022. City Staff will apply for federal funds in September 2022.
Danforth Widening, Thomas to FretzThis project will widen Danforth to a five-lane roadway with a left turn lane into Edmond North High School. The project includes an eastbound left turn lane at Thomas and modification of a signal light.
The City will apply for 80% federal funding with the remaining 20% City funds from the 2000 Capital Improvement Sales Tax Fund. Estimated construction cost is $3,385,951. The start date is currently unknown.
Covell Widening from Broadway to east of BryantThis project will widen Covell to provide for a four-lane divided roadway where possible. There will be left turn lanes at all side streets where possible. Covell may also include street lighting, 10-foot-wide multi-use paths/sidewalks, and landscaping.
The project is currently under design however, no construction funding is identified at this time. The estimated construction cost is $15,644,972. The start date is currently unknown.
Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT)
The following projects are listed in the Oklahoma Department of Transportation's 8-year construction plan.
These projects are in or near the City of Edmond and are shown for informational purposes only. Please check the ODOT webpage for any updates.