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Western Avenue still blocked to through traffic

Western Avenue between NW 41 and  NW 46 remains closed until at least Tuesday to accommodate street resurfacing. 

City officials said last week they believed the road would reopen on Saturday. 

Merchants on Western in Oklahoma City's Crown Heights neighborhood initially believed--or maybe just hoped--the street would only be closed for a few days.   

Read more about the street and what it has done to local businesses in the area here. 

The Western Avenue Association has launched a campaign called "Taking Care of Business"  in order to urge the public to support businesses in the area while the street construction is ongoing. 

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Brianna Bailey

Brianna Bailey joined The Oklahoman in January 2013 as a business writer. During her time at The Oklahoman, she has walked across Oklahoma City twice, once north-to-south down Western Avenue, and once east-to-west, tracing the old U.S. Route 66.... Read more ›