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Oklahoma Transportation Commission Plans for Highway, Bridge Projects

Oklahoma Transportation Commission Plans for Highway, Bridge Projects

Transport Topics
Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 12, 2018 2:45 PM, EDT

The Oklahoma Transportation Commission approved plans Sept. 10 outlining updates for the state’s network of highways and county roads.

The largest component is the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s construction plan for fiscal 2019-26, which prioritizes important road projects for state-managed routes. The plan is updated every year based on funding projections.

This iteration directs $6.5 billion to support 1,386 bridge and highway projects over the next eight years. They include repaving, adding shoulders to highways and replacing bridges. According to a press release issued by ODOT, 90 bridges need to be replaced each year to keep up with the state’s aging infrastructure... FULL ARTICLE

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