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Stimulus road fixes to start

Stimulus road fixes to start

Tulsa World

by: GAVIN OFF World Data Editor
Tuesday, December 08, 2009
12/8/2009 4:11:44 AM


Tulsa is set to begin more than $6 million in road improvement projects funded through the federal government's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

The projects, awarded to contractors at Monday's Oklahoma Department of Transportation meeting, will resurface about four miles of city roads, including 2.9 miles of Sheridan Road and 1.1 miles of Yale Avenue. Both projects are likely to start in early 2010, said Kenna Mitchell, ODOT spokeswoman.

Lara Christiansen, spokeswoman for the city of Tulsa, said the projects were selected for stimulus fund use in part because they could begin quickly. They were also identified by voters as important projects during the 2005 and 2008 bond referendum and the 2006 sales tax vote.

"We had the plans already done," Christiansen said... FULL ARTICLE


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