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Construction continues on Rogers Lane and I-44

Construction continues on Rogers Lane and I-44

KSWO.com
By Will Hutchison
Updated October 5 at 3:56 PM

LAWTON, OK (RNN Texoma) - Construction at Interstate-44 and Rogers Lane in Lawton has hit the halfway point and if you’ve driven through the area recently you can tell it’s starting to look completely different.

"We’re going to get rid of the traffic signal on the east side of I-44 that way if you’re going North or coming from the South and want to get onto Rogers Lane or I-44, it’ll be a lot easier to make free right turns. We’re going to make it a lot safer,” said Oklahoma Department of Transportation Construction Engineer Cole Vonfeldt.

Essentially, they’re making it to where no one will have to turn left across traffic to get on or off the interstate. Instead, you’ll simply turn right and either go directly onto I-44, or loop around to get on. By doing that, they’ll eliminate the traffic signal just East of the interstate, allowing better traffic flow. Vonfeldt said fixing this area was a priority for a variety of reasons... FULL ARTICLE

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