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Bridges and shoulders the focus of ODOT 8-year construction plan

Bridges and shoulders the focus of ODOT 8-year construction plan

KFOR.com
POSTED 5:55 PM, OCTOBER 14, 2019
BY CASSANDRA SWEETMAN

OKLAHOMA CITY -  State and county transportation officials unveiled the 8-year construction plan for Oklahoma, and improving bridges and adding shoulders to state highways play a large role.

The infrastructure plans, approved by the Oklahoma Transportation Commission(OTC), will span Federal Fiscal Year 2020 to 2027. The OTC also approved an asset preservation plan for maintenance and the updated counties' five-year infrastructure plans.

The 8-year plan will cost nearly $6.5 billion in federal, state, and local transportation funding, and involves nearly 1,400 projects.

The three main points of the 8-year plan include replacing structurally deficient highway bridges, improving two-lane highways to include shoulders, and improving pavement... FULL ARTICLE

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