L.L. Tisdale Parkway

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L.L. Tisdale Parkway
Osage Expressway
Route information
Length: 3.2 mi (5.1 km)
Major junctions
South end: I‑244 / US-64 / US-75 / US-412 / SH-51 in Tulsa
Gilcrease Expressway in Tulsa
North end: West 36th Street North in Tulsa
Highway system

The L.L. Tisdale Parkway is a freeway that runs through northwest Tulsa. The highway is named in honor of local Tulsa pastor, Rev. L.L. Tisdale. The parkway was originally known as the Osage Expressway, as part of a cancelled freeway project to Pawhuska, the capitol of the Osage Nation.

Route description[edit]

The expressway begins as a limited access highway at an interchange with I-244/US 64/US 75/US 412 just outside Downtown Tulsa. The freeway runs north weaving into Osage County in Sand Springs before returning to Tulsa County in Tulsa. The expressway becomes a surface street just south of the Gilcrease Expressway before ending at West 36th Street North in Northern Tulsa. It is the Osage Nation's only expressway.

Junction list[edit]

All exits are unnumbered.

County Location mi km Destinations Notes
Tulsa Tulsa 0.0 0.0 I‑244 west / US-64 east / SH-51 east – Oklahoma City, Muskogee, Wagoner
I‑244 east / US-64 / US-412 / SH-51 west – Sand Springs to Cimarron Turnpike, Claremore
Continues south as I-244 west /US-64 east / SH-51 east
0.3 0.5 Fairview Street Southbound exit and northbound entrance
0.9 1.4 Pine Street – Gilcrease Museum
Osage Osage Reservation 1.8 2.9 Apache Street
Tulsa Tulsa 2.9 4.7 Gilcrease Expressway east – Tulsa International Airport North end of freeway
3.2 5.1 West 36th Street North
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


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