Oklahoma Freight Transportation Plan Update 2023-2030

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) is proposing to update the 2018-2022 Oklahoma Freight Transportation Plan (OFTP). The existing OFTP was developed in 2017 and described freight trends, needs, and issues across the state of Oklahoma. The OFTP identified critical rural and urban freight corridors, and included policies, strategies, and performance measures to guide investment. The purpose of the plan update is to reassess Oklahoma’s freight needs and identify any…

ODOT seeking stakeholder input, hosting virtual meeting on electric vehicle charging plan 

EVOK Update ODOT seeking stakeholder input, hosting virtual meeting on electric vehicle charging plan  The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is hosting a virtual meeting to present information and get feedback on Oklahoma’s Electric Vehicle Plan to expand the availability of EV charging stations along major highway corridors through a new federal program. Oklahoma will receive $66 million in federal funding during the next five years through the National Electric Vehicle…

🔴 Regional Transportation Plan Survey Summary

The Southwest Oklahoma Regional Transportation Planning Organization (SORTPO) in 2021 began development of the 20-year long range regional transportation plan for southwest Oklahoma. Counties included in this planning process include Beckham, Caddo, Comanche, Cotton, Custer, Grady, Greer, Harmon, Jackson, Jefferson, Kiowa, McClain, Roger Mills, Stephens, Tillman, and Washita. Upon completion this plan will address future road, freight, transit, bicycle, and pedestrian needs for southwest Oklahoma. To know the needs of…

Duncan Bypass at Elk Avenue

ODOT proposes to construct an overpass and interchange at Duncan Bypass and Elk Avenue, with Duncan Bypass elevated over Elk Avenue. Constructing an interchange on an offset alignment will offer improvements to accommodate future traffic growth and enhanced safety, and offer a straight roadway between Elk and Beech avenues. The existing Duncan Bypass and Elk Avenue will remain open during construction and access to residences and businesses will be maintained.…

US-62 narrows to one lane east of Altus Monday, April 18

US-62 narrows to one lane east of Altus Monday, April 18 East and westbound US-62 will be narrowed to one lane in both directions between Headrick and US-183 in Snyder, just east of Altus, beginning 8 a.m. Monday, April 18 through winter 2022 for bridge rehabilitation over the North Fort Red River, BNSF railroad and county road. There will be width restrictions in place. Drivers are encouraged to locate an…

Virtual Open House: SH4 at Fox Lane, Grady County

ODOT has scheduled a Virtual Open House for April 13-27, 2022, at www.odot.org/sh4foxlane. The purpose of the meeting is to present information about the project and obtain information from the public to assist in the identification of critical social, economic and environmental effects that may result from the project. Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Implementation Guidance as Revised by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT), in cooperation with…