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Oklahoma gets green light for $6.5 bln, 8-yr highway plan with emphasis on safety

Oklahoma gets green light for $6.5 bln, 8-yr highway plan with emphasis on safety

Transportation Today
BY CHUCK GREEN  
OCTOBER 31, 2019  

An updated $6.5 billion eight-year construction work plan was greenlighted this month for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT), with an emphasis on improving safety by strengthening structurally deficient bridges.

At the same time, the nine-member Oklahoma Transportation Commission approved a pair of updated infrastructure plans that outline asset preservation and major projects in conjunction with the county road system.

Oklahoma’s road and bridge network serves as the backbone of the state’s economy and a strong transportation system is essential to moving people to work and goods to market, noted Tim Gatz, Secretary of Transportation and Oklahoma Department of Transportation executive director.... FULL ARTICLE

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