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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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  • Traveling to OKC on the turnpike would cost 50 cents more; board approves specific rate hikes

    A round trip from Tulsa to OKC would cost an extra dollar if increases allowedTulsa WorldPosted: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 12:01 am  Updated: 1:25 am, Wed Dec 7, 2016.By Barbara Hoberock Tulsa WorldOKLAHOMA CITY — A road trip in the family car up and down the Turner Turnpike from Tulsa to Oklahoma City would cost residents a dollar more under a new toll rate schedule approved Tuesday.If implemented, the increase in tolls by the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority would pay for a planne...

  • Transportation funding boost on hold

    The HillBy Melanie Zanona - 12/07/16 12:18 PM EST An infrastructure funding boost that was approved and paid for by Congress last year is once again on hold because of a short-term spending bill.Under the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act passed in December 2015, investments in Highway Trust Fund transportation projects were supposed to increase by $2.4 billion starting in fiscal 2017. But House leaders unveiled another continuing resolution (CR) on Tuesday evening that...

  • AP source: Trump to tap Oklahoma AG Pruitt to head EPA

    President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead EPA, a source close to Pruitt said WednesdayUS NewsDec.7, 2016 at 3:29p.m.By MICHAEL BIESECKER and SEAN MURPHYAssociated PressWASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a source close to Pruitt said Wednesday. Environmental groups quickly denounced the choice.Pruitt, 48, has been a reli...

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