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Oklahoma County roads, bridges doing better than most after severe weather

Oklahoma County roads, bridges doing better than most after severe weather

TheOklahoman.com
by KAYLA BRANCH
Updated: Tue, June 18, 2019 1:17 AM

As rain poured down across the state in recent weeks, Oklahoma County Commissioner Carrie Blumert’s road crew was on night patrol.

“I was texting them in the middle of the night to keep an eye on things,” Blumert said. “They go check on bridges and roads. Even if it’s midnight, they’ll go out there and check.”

Commissioners are responsible for the roads and bridges outside of city limits and in towns of under 5,000, as well as doing contract work with larger cities, among other things. And with recent flooding, crews have stayed busy fixing potholes, collapsed roads and damaged bridges... FULL ARTICLE

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