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Gilcrease loop plan moves on in Senate

Gilcrease loop plan moves on in Senate

The bill now heads to the House.

Tulsa World

By BARBARA HOBEROCK World Capitol Bureau

Published: 2/26/2010 2:24 AM
Last Modified: 2/26/2010 3:32 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY The Oklahoma Senate on Thursday passed a measure placing a proposed Tulsa road project on the approved list of turnpikes.

The measure would allow the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority to vote to conduct a feasibility study regarding finishing the Gilcrease Expressway and outer loop.

Senate Bill 1764, by Sen. Brian Bingman, R-Sapulpa, and House Speaker Chris Benge, R-Tulsa, heads to the House after securing approval in the Senate by a vote of 42-2.

The project involves a road beginning at Interstate 44 at or near its intersection of 49th West Avenue extending north to U.S. 64, turning northeast, crossing 41st West Avenue and continuing east to the L.L. Tisdale Expressway... FULL ARTICLE


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