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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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  • Perkins Road right of way acquisition almost complete

    City resorts to eminent domain over one tractStillwater News PressBy Michelle Charles Feb 12, 2020The City of Stillwater has nearly completed one of its responsibilities for the reconstruction of North Perkins Road, a joint project with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.The roadway will be expanded to five lanes between McElroy and Lakeview roads. A signal will be installed between Redbud Drive and Krayler Avenue at the driveways of Lowe’s and Buffalo Wild Wings and medians will be...

  • Legislation would ensure medium-size cities receive infrastructure funding

    Transportation TodayBY MELINA DRUGA  |   FEBRUARY 12, 2020  Five members of Washington state’s delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives recently introduced legislation that would ensure medium-size cities receive federal funding for surface transportation and infrastructure projects.The Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development for Underfunded Projects (BUILD UP) Act would require a minimum of 30 percent of funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation...

  • Trump budget director says tax hikes are a deal breaker for infrastructure package

    Washington Examinerby Nihal KrishanFebruary 12, 2020 02:17 PMPresident Trump's budget director placed blame on Democrats for the lack of movement on a bipartisan infrastructure package, saying that the administration is opposed to Democrat-backed tax hikes or additional debt to pay for legislation.Russ Vought, the acting director of Trump's Office of Management and Budget, said on Wednesday that Republicans want to cut federal government spending to pay for infrastructure, while Democrat...

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