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Commission awards road contracts.

Byline: Journal Record Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY The Oklahoma Transportation Commission approved 17 contracts totaling $76 million at its August meeting.

The commission voted to award a more than $42 million contract to reconstruct the Interstate 40 interchange at US-64 near Sallisaw in Sequoyah County.

The project will also replace the I-40 bridges over the Kansas City Southern railroad and two creeks near the interchange and will address four structurally deficient bridges.

Commissioners also awarded a contract for a $9 million project in Tulsa to rehabilitate the SH-11 bridges over the BNSF railroad and Pine St. and the SH-11 ramp over I-244.

Commissioners also voted to increase Oklahoma Department of Transportation Executive Director Mike Patterson's salary from $156,000 to $185,000 annually.

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Publication:Journal Record (Oklahoma City, OK)
Date:Aug 8, 2018
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