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New interstate half-mile markers designed to improve emergency response (ARTICLE & VIDEO)

New interstate half-mile markers designed to improve emergency response (ARTICLE & VIDEO)

NewsOK
by RANDY ELLIS
Published: Wed, July 25, 2018 5:00 AM

DAVIS — The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has been installing half-mile marker signs along Interstate 35 from near Davis to the Oklahoma County line in a pilot project to better assist motorists and improve emergency services.

"I know our partners in the emergency community will be very happy to see these because they've been requesting that we consider these for a long time now," said Terri Angier, spokeswoman for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.

The main purpose of the sequentially numbered signs is to help motorists involved in accidents or breakdowns along the interstate to quickly and precisely describe their locations to police or other emergency responders, she said... FULL ARTICLE & WATCH VIDEO

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