Zooming into a new year and a new $6 billion highway plan

Commission approves Eight-Year Construction Work Plan The new year will ring in a new momentum for transportation in Oklahoma, with more than 1,300 critically-needed highway construction and safety projects lined out for the next eight years. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is resolute in continuing to be a Top Ten state for good highway bridge conditions, while still facing challenges of the ongoing global pandemic. The Oklahoma Transportation Commission set…

ODOT seeks input on the I-40 Exit 65/65A interchange project in Clinton

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is inviting the public to view informational materials and submit feedback for the interchange project at I-40 and I-40 Business/Gary Blvd. and I-40 and Neptune Dr. in Clinton in Custer County. A virtual open house is live on ODOT’s website and the public may submit comments via the website, email or mail through Dec. 16. The department is considering alternatives that will reconstruct the I-40…

ODOT seeks input on US-281 Bridgeport Bridge project

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is inviting the public to view and comment on its plans to rehabilitate the US-281 Bridgeport Bridge over the South Canadian River at the Canadian and Caddo county line between Geary and Hinton just west of the Oklahoma City metro area. The bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as part of a nearly 18 mile-long corridor of Route 66. The project…

ODOT needs input on US-81 corridor between Minco, Union City

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation recently updated a corridor study along US-81 from north of Chickasha to south of Union City. The department is inviting the public to view and provide input on the needs and priorities for this 20-mile stretch of the US-81 corridor in Grady County. The study area looks at seven intersections along the two-lane highway including US-81 and SH-152/SH-37 and US-81 at SH-37/Main St. in Minco.…

ODOT 5310 Townhall Update

5310 Townhall Update Dear Transportation Stakeholders, Please join the ODOT Office of Mobility & Public Transit for one of four Regional Telephone town hall calls regarding the FTA 5310 Program and the development of Regional Human Services Transportation Coordination Plans that are required by the federal program. ODOT will host four telephone town hall calls– one for each of the four regions detailed on the maps below. Please participate only…