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Highway Project To Start In LeFlore County

Highway Project To Start In LeFlore County

$20M In Federal Funds Jump-Start Project

4029tv.com

LEFLORE COUNTY, Okla. -- Major improvements are on the map for one local highway.

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has approved plans to widen U.S. Highway 59 in LeFlore County.

The highway will expand to four lanes from state Highway 9 to the Arkansas River Bridge in LeFlore County.

The project will also include surface, drain, and bridge repairs.

Oklahoma legislators said the more than $20 million project is made possible through federal transportation stimulus funding.

1 comment (Add your own)

1. Tim Wilson wrote:
Yes and it happened to go to an out of state contractor because it was done in concrete instead of original plans that were ASPHALT WHAT A STIMULUS!

Fri, June 19, 2009 @ 4:35 PM

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