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[ About Oklahoma Roads ]

Oklahoma is the Crossroads of America. Unfortunately we rank near the top nationally in deficient bridges and more 25% of our state highways need critical repairs. The Crossroads are crumbling.

A cornerstone of good state government is providing safe and adequate transportation. In Oklahoma, we have achieved solid progress since 2006 by increasing state funds for transportation by over $700 million, however the state still has over $10 billion in backlogged repairs needed to rehabilitate our transportation infrastructure.

Without better roads and bridges, Oklahoma’s commerce and economic development will be stifled. There will be limited access in rural communities to emergency responders, an increased loss of life and a poor state image. Additionally, we will saddle future generations with an ever-growing tax burden to fund repairs that grow more costly the longer we delay.

To change this TRUST was formed in 2005 to improve Oklahoma’s roads and bridges through legislative and grassroots advocacy, education and public relations campaigns. We are united toward one objective - to create a permanent paradigm shift in Oklahoma state government that holds transportation as the leading priority. Learn about our plan to restore Oklahoma with TRUST.

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  • State drops to 41st in highway report

    The Journal RecordBy: Journal Record Staff August 22, 2019OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) – Oklahoma’s highway system ranks 41st in the nation in overall cost-effectiveness and condition, according to the Annual Highway Report published Thursday by Reason Foundation.The state’s ranking was down eight spots from the previous report where Oklahoma ranked 33rd overall. The state now ranks far behind Texas, Kansas, Missouri and other neighbors, according to Reason Foundation.In safety and perfo...

  • U.S. Transpo Sec. Elaine L. Chao Announces $272M in ‘State of Good Repair’ Program Grants 10 projects in 10 states to receive funding

    US Department of TransportationPress ReleasesUpdated: Wednesday, August 21, 2019WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced more than $272 million in grant funding to 10 rail projects in 10 states. Funding is provided through FRA’s Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair Program (SOGR Program) and will help to repair and rehabilitate railroad infrastructure around the country.“This Administration is committed to investing ...

  • Fixing the Shortfall in Highway Infrastructure Funding

    The Regulatory ReviewAug 21, 2019 Jared KadichA recent report highlights funding gaps for infrastructure and potential fixes.Every time you fuel up at the gas pump, you help the federal government fill its coffers. But the 18 cents per gallon tax premium you pay today is the same as 25 years ago, leading to a “revenue dilemma” for transportation agencies.Taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel fund the majority of the Highway Trust Fund, which supports federal infrastructure spending on ro...

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