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Tensions flare as potential I-35 construction is discussed

Tensions flare as potential I-35 construction is discussed

KFOR.com
by: Taylor Adams
Updated: Feb 18, 2020 / 10:32 PM CST

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Tensions are flaring in northeast Oklahoma City during a potential highway project.

The I-35 corridor between the I-40 and I-44 junctions could see changes in the future.

Oklahoma Department of Transportation officials say the highway isn’t cutting it as it is.

“It kind of goes from two lanes to three lanes. We have some bridges that are narrow, or that we would consider functionally obsolete,” says an ODOT Engineer, Trenton January.

Right now, roughly 77,000 cars travel through each day. ODOT expects that number to grow by around 30,000 in the next twenty years, which is why the department is planning for change... FULL ARTICLE

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