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Calera gets Main Street exit in highway makeover

Calera gets Main Street exit in highway makeover
Updated: Apr 19, 2019 10:25 AM CDT
By Amelia Mugavero, KTEN News

CALERA, Okla. -- For the past 18 months, we've been updating you about the major highway project on US 69/75 south of the Choctaw Casino in Durant.

The original plans for the "Fastlane" limited-access makeover did not include an exit at Main Street in Calera. City officials and local merchants were concerned about the impact that might have on the local economy.

"They were being tone deaf to a city that maybe they didn't get the passion people had for their town," said Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-District 2). "We had to get their attention." FULL ARTICLE

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