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…

Officials unveil first look at ACCESS Oklahoma turnpike plan Projects connect corridors, communities

… ACCESS Oklahoma, which stands for Advancing and Connecting Communities and Economies Safely Statewide, is a comprehensive, long-range planning process that looks at ongoing highway infrastructure needs for the next 15 years. It is designed to improve access to communities and help meet the state’s future infrastructure needs. This is the first plan of its type by OTA, and it will complement the agency’s five-year Capital Improvement Program. …

SH-7 narrows near Duncan through March

This project is weather permitting: Eastbound SH-7 will be narrowed to one lane about 10 miles east of SH-65 near Duncan in Stephens County beginning Thursday, Jan. 27, and continuing through March for bridge maintenance at Hell Creek. The speed limit will also be reduced in the work zone. Drivers traveling on SH-7 between Lawton and Duncan can expect delays and should plan extra travel time. The Oklahoma Transportation Commission…

I-44 narrowed at SH-49 near Lawton-Fort Sill through fall 2022

This project is weather permitting: I-44 is narrowed to one lane in each direction at SH-49 (mm 45) just north of Lawton-Fort Sill in Comanche County through fall 2022 for a bridge rehabilitation project. The I-44 on- and off-ramps at SH-49 and both lanes of SH-49 under I-44 will remain open during construction. The speed limit is also reduced in the work zone. Drivers can expect delays and should plan…

ODOT selects new interchange design for I-35 and SH-9 West in McClain County

The selected design proposes reconstruction of the I-35 and SH-9 West interchange as a Diverging Diamond Interchange with an additional reliever ramp to N.W. 12th Ave. The DDI option, Alternative 2B, was the preferred choice of the Town of Goldsby and the City of Newcastle while also providing the best outcome for users of this interchange

ODOT seeks public input on the future of rail-crossing safety

ODOT seeks public input on the future of rail-crossing safety The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is seeking public input on the Oklahoma Highway-Rail Grade Crossing State Action Plan. This plan is intended to help identify the best strategies for improving highway-rail grade crossing safety statewide and identify rail safety needs and opportunities in Oklahoma. The public may provide input on the state action plan via the online survey until Thursday, Jan. 6. The 5-minute…