Transportation Commissioners to approve more highway projects

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Oklahoma Transportation Commissioners meet Monday to consider a number of highway projects including a $23 million contract to reconstruct and widen US-70 highway near Valliant in McCurtain County.


Items to be addressed at the meeting:

  • Secretary of Transportation and Oklahoma Department of Transportation Executive Director Tim Gatz will update commission members on transportation funding provisions in the state budget as well as ongoing congressional discussions about federal infrastructure funding and possible interstate designation for US-412.
  • The department will recognize worker safety with presentation of its annual awards to the ODOT crews with the best safety records from the past year.
  • Commissioners are also expected to consider contracts for lighting improvements on US-64/SH-51/Broken Arrow Expwy. in Tulsa, bridge repair on I-44 in Oklahoma City and US-69 resurfacing in Wagoner County.
  • The meeting will take place as a video teleconference at 11 a.m.

Members of the public and media will be able to access the web livestream video or listen by phone by following the instructions at the bottom of this release.

The full agenda can be viewed at and a list of bids for road and bridge projects that will be considered can be viewed at

Source: press release