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One state is working to improve its roads from worst to first

One state is working to improve its roads from worst to first

FOX4NOW.com
Updated: 11:47 AM, Feb 07, 2020
By: Kai Beech

Whether from high in the sky or where the rubber meets the road, it’s easy to see and clear to hear Oklahoma drivers are dealing with rough roads.

“You’re having to dodge potholes almost as big as this truck,” said a local driver. “You go up north here like in the Piedmont area up on Waterloo – very dangerous. I mean very dangerous.”

For decades, Oklahoma has been ranked one of the worst in the country when it comes to road conditions.

“All the way through the ‘90s and 2000s, this was really an issue that had consumed us,” said Terri Angier of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.

She says of the state’s 33,000 lane miles of federal highway, 70 percent are in disrepair... FULL ARTICLE

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