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Options for widening I-35 in OKC unveiled

Options for widening I-35 in OKC unveiled

The Oklahoman
by RANDY ELLIS
Updated: Thu, February 20, 2020 1:25 AM

Many residents got their first look at proposed designs for widening Interstate 35 in eastern Oklahoma City Tuesday night during a spirited public meeting at the Lincoln Park Golf Course Event Center.

One of the proposals called for removing many homes and businesses, which sparked some lively comments.

"I would just ask for you all to have some sense of humanity when you pick this," said one area homeowner, who declined to give her name. "That is a historical neighborhood built solely by a black man's hands with no money from any white bank or business.... That whole neighborhood has a significance and I want you never to forget it and worry about a frickin' golf course when you are demolishing history." FULL ARTICLE

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