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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Eric Wenger

Street heat

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


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

Road warriors

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


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

Bumpy road

Opposition mounts against a plan to elevate a section of the future downtown boulevard.


Clifton Adcock
An Oklahoma City group is challenging a consultant-backed option for the future downtown boulevard. The Friends for a Better Boulevard group contends the proposal to elevate a planned roadway over Western Avenue would cut off a nearby area from the rest of downtown.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Smart traffic

OKC moves ahead with traffic signal upgrades aimed at benefiting motorists.


Kelley Chambers
Don’t credit blind luck if motorists notice that they can drive a stretch of Classen Boulevard from the Northwest Expressway to downtown without stopping.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

On the road again

Supporters of a ‘grid’ option for the planned downtown boulevard are hopeful after a recent public meeting.


Tim Farley
Continuing debate over the alignment of the planned downtown boulevard is down to four options, all of which are under review by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. The department and city officials discussed the proposals at a June 18 public meeting at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center, where about 100 people attended.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013