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OKG Newsletter


Topic: ODOT

Hub flub


Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
Regarding Clifton Adcock’s News story (“Back to the future,” Sept. 21, Gazette):
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Life is an expressway

ODOT steps it up with near-completion of I-40 realignment and announces start of downtown boulevard construction.


News

Clifton Adcock
One of the engineers on the project said that within months the newly realigned Interstate 40 Crosstown Expressway is expected to begin taking traffic. Construction work for downtown’s new boulevard will begin, although it may look quite different from early renderings.
 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Alternate route

After a recent denial for a federal grant, officials look to other subsidies for the city’s intermodal transit hub.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City officials are looking for other ways to fund improvements to the city’s planned intermodal transit hub after failing to win a federal grant.
 
Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Street heat

OKC leaders are undecided about where to put a Bricktown entrance on a planned boulevard downtown.


News

Clifton Adcock
The picture of the boulevard that will replace the former Interstate 40 crosstown route has become a little clearer in recent weeks, as the state Department of Transportation made public presentations on the project.
 
Friday, June 1, 2012

Street fight

Opposition to initial plans for the downtown boulevard call a bridge counterproductive.


News

Clifton Adcock
Controversy is dogging a future downtown boulevard as the Oklahoma City Council prepares to receive an update on the project Tuesday.
 
Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Road warriors

A flurry of options and disagreements arises over a proposed downtown boulevard.


News

Clifton Adcock
Amid growing controversy over a planned downtown boulevard, Oklahoma City officials will hire a consultant to examine competing options for dealing with a proposed elevated section of the thoroughfare. Meanwhile, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation has set an Aug. 21 public meeting to discuss the boulevard project, while a group opposed to the would-be elevated section on Monday will hold a town hall-style meeting on the matter.
 
Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Betting on a better boulevard


Commentary

Bob Kemper
Paul Green, field division 4 engineer for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, had no idea his presentation would let loose a whirlwind of controversy and consequent action.
 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Counterpoint: Roads funding is critical


Commentary

Neal McCaleb
In 2005, when Oklahoma’s highways and bridges were literally crumbling, Oklahomans spoke loudly by soundly defeating State Question 723, a proposal which would have raised the fuel tax to 22 cents per gallon. The lesson learned was that in order to provide safe and cost-effective highways and bridges, the decades-long practice of systematically diverting transportation-generated revenues to other areas of government had to end, and infrastructure had to become a core priority.
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Street fight

City leaders hope a recommended design for a downtown boulevard will quell opponents who favor other options.


News

Clifton Adcock
A firm hired to consider engineering options for a section of the future downtown boulevard is recommending that an overpass will solve possible traffic issues, despite protests by some who favor other alternatives.
 
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
 
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