What road projects do you want to see in the next four years? The Oklahoma Department of Transportation wants to hear from you. ODOT is seeking public comment on the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program for federal fiscal years 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. The STIP is a planning document detailing a list of regionally significant construction projects anticipated for the next four federal fiscal years. The document includes not only ODOT projects but also those of the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments, Indian Nations Council of Governments, Lawton Metropolitan Planning Organization, Frontier Metropolitan Planning Organization, various tribal governments and other transportation-related groups such as the Oklahoma Transit Association.
Examples of projects on the list include resurfacing parts of I-40 in Beckham County, bridge upgrades on portions of SH-11 in Grant County and reconstruction work on US-75 in Okmulgee County. A full list of projects is available online by selecting the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program listed under Transportation Programs at www.okladot.state.ok.us. The plan can also be viewed in person at the following locations: ·
- ODOT Central Office – 200 NE 21st St., Oklahoma City
- Division 1 Office – 2800 S. 32nd St., Muskogee
- Division 2 Office – East side of US -271, 2 miles south of Antlers
- Division 3 Office – 12844 SH-3W, Ada
- Division 4 Office – 2609 US-77W, Perry
- Division 5 Office – 1745 S. US-183, Clinton
- Division 6 Office – North side of US-64, .25 miles west of US-183, Buffalo
- Division 7 Office – 2205 S. US-81 Bypass, Duncan
- Division 8 Office – 4002 N. Mingo Valley Expressway, Tulsa
Comments may be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, Programs Division, 200 NE 21st St., Oklahoma City, OK, 73105. Comments will be taken until Nov. 30. Substantive comments will be addressed and will be incorporated into the final document that will be forwarded in December to the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration for approval.