Oklahoma Department of Transportation http://kgou.org en Fallin Seeks Federal Help For Businesses Affected By Bridge Closure http://kgou.org/post/fallin-seeks-federal-help-businesses-affected-bridge-closure <p><a href="http://ok.gov/governor">Gov. Mary Fallin</a> announced Wednesday she’s asking for federal aid for businesses in Purcell and Lexington affected by the closure of a state bridge that connects the two communities.</p><p>In a statement, Fallin said she’s requesting an <a href="http://www.emd.wa.gov/disaster/disaster_report_damages_sba_economic_injury.shtml">economic injury declaration</a> from the U.S. Small Business Administration. That allows McClain and Cleveland county businesses to apply for federally subsidized loans.</p><p>Fallin declared a state of emergency two months ago that allowed state reimbursements of up to $100,000 for each of the cities and the two counties.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:35:49 +0000 Brian Hardzinski 26923 at http://kgou.org Fallin Seeks Federal Help For Businesses Affected By Bridge Closure Roads Or Schools? Oklahoma Transportation Commission Gets Ready For Less Money http://kgou.org/post/roads-or-schools-oklahoma-transportation-commission-gets-ready-less-money <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;Transportation Commission is set to meet and plans to discuss proposed state funding changes that have been passed by a state Senate committee.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:06:50 +0000 Associated Press 26738 at http://kgou.org Roads Or Schools? Oklahoma Transportation Commission Gets Ready For Less Money ODOT: Fix To Cleveland County Bridge May Take Months http://kgou.org/post/odot-fix-cleveland-county-bridge-may-take-months <p></p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 18:12:00 +0000 Associated Press & Brian Hardzinski 22611 at http://kgou.org ODOT: Fix To Cleveland County Bridge May Take Months Weight Limits Placed On Damaged Lexington-Purcell Bridge http://kgou.org/post/weight-limits-placed-damaged-lexington-purcell-bridge <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Officials have restricted the weight limit on a bridge in Cleveland County after discovering significant damage to the span.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:57:08 +0000 Associated Press 21658 at http://kgou.org Weight Limits Placed On Damaged Lexington-Purcell Bridge ODOT No Longer Concerned With Decreasing Trust Fund http://kgou.org/post/odot-no-longer-concerned-decreasing-trust-fund <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 19.5px;"><a href="http://www.okladot.state.ok.us/">Oklahoma Department of Transportation</a> officials said Monday they will set aside plans created over the holiday break about how to handle projects or lettings in 2014, after the mid-December budget deal approved by Congress generated some funds for states.</span></p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:59:29 +0000 eCapitol & Christie Southern 20624 at http://kgou.org ODOT No Longer Concerned With Decreasing Trust Fund ODOT Still Concerned With Federal Funds Reimbursement http://kgou.org/post/odot-still-concerned-federal-funds-reimbursement <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 19.5px;">Oklahoma Department of Transportation officials said Monday they are still concerned with federal highway funding and how it will affect ongoing and future projects in the state.</span></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:05:51 +0000 eCapitol & Christie Southern 18874 at http://kgou.org ODOT Still Concerned With Federal Funds Reimbursement Hundreds Of Oklahoma Bridges Outdated, In Poor Condition http://kgou.org/post/hundreds-oklahoma-bridges-outdated-poor-condition <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Despite increases in transportation funding and an aggressive program to improve the state's roads and bridges, federal data shows hundreds of&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;bridges are outdated and in poor condition.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:04:47 +0000 Associated Press 13611 at http://kgou.org Hundreds Of Oklahoma Bridges Outdated, In Poor Condition UPDATE: Oklahoma Improving The Number of Poor State Bridges http://kgou.org/post/update-oklahoma-improving-number-poor-state-bridges <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">A new study shows&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;has cut its number of structurally deficient state bridges in half in less than a decade.</p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 20:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 8785 at http://kgou.org UPDATE: Oklahoma Improving The Number of Poor State Bridges