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193rd Street & I-44 / US-412 Interchange Bridge

193rd East Avenue and US-412/I-44 Interchange

  • Location.  Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • Form Liner Type. Custom
  • Additional Services: Decorative staining
  • Year of Completion.  2008
  • Project Impact.  Although the construction of this project was at a virtual standstill, until an aesthetic design solution was approved by all the stakeholders, In the end, a successful collaboration between the Cherokee Indian Nation, Oklahoma Department of Transportation and the City of Catoosa was brought to fruition by CDR’s community outreach program, that helped to inform the final design solution created by CDR and approved by all.
  • Features & Design Context.  The custom form-liner designs for this bridge affect the parapet, embankments, and piers. All the imagery incorporated into the bridge draws inspiration from Art Deco and Cherokee iconography.
  • Techniques & Requirements.
    • On the MSE walls leading up to the bridge, Creative Form Liners fabricated a custom block weave pattern and form liners that form a basket as commuters drive along the highway.
  • Stakeholders. Oklahoma Art in Public Places, Oklahoma Department of Transportation,  The Cherokee Nation, City of Tulsa, City of Catoosa
  • Testimonials.
    • CFL’s work depicts a community’s story. I have worked with CFL in a sensitive situation where many voices had to be heard, respected and somehow united in a work of art reflecting their collective history. CFL’s team truly a master the art of listening to people and assimilating their individual interests unto a unified picture.” Debby Williams, Director (Oklahoma Art in Public Places)
    • “I thank Creative Form Liners Inc. for being a true partner with OOOT to meet the challenge of designing, building, and maintaining a transportation system that all Oklahomans can be proud of.” Gary Ridley, Secretary of Transportation (Oklahoma Department of Transportation).  
    • “CFL help find a common thread in the ideas and proposals of each stakeholder. They were very resourceful in finding solutions to problems during the process”. Randle White, PE. Division Engineer (Oklahoma Department of Transportation).
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