November 14, 2007
Broadway Re-Opens After 21 Years
Broadway Bridge Opened & Main Street Diverted Within The Hour
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previous Broadway Bridge was closed in April 1986 and removed in September
1986 (above). The photos below shows a tree growing in place of the removed
bridge in 2005 and prepoured sections being placed in 2007.
after the new Broadway Bridge was dedicated and the dignataries had cleared
the area, traffic from Main Street was detoured to Broadway. This will allow
the 2-lane Main Street Bridge over Blackjack Creek to be torn down and replaced
with a 4-lane bridge.
ribbon cutting ceremony on the new Broadway Bridge Wednesday marked the successfuly
completion of the first phase of a cooperative effort between the City of Collinsville,
Cherokee Nation, and Tulsa County. The next phase adds ODOT for the Main Steet
Bridge. A few of the dignataries cutting the ribbon above were (L-R:) Trent
Rogers, James Rigdon, Pam Porter, John Smaligo, Melodie Bateman, Stan Sallee,
Buel Anglen, Brad Cobb and Bill Johnson.
Street Bridge Will Be Next
Councilmen Buel Anglin, Bradley Cobb and Bill Johnson (retired). (2005
Mayor Stan Sallee (left)