Local governments team up to make intersection safer 1 year after fatal crash

by: Lynn Casey Updated:

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BIXBY, Okla. - Quick facts:

  • Nearly one year after a deadly wreck, local governments are teaming up to change the intersection
  • Bixby man Jake McGill died last February
  • Local authorities say the intersection at 106th and Memorial notoriously dangerous
  • An ODOT traffic study backed up that claim
  • ODOT is paying for half of the project, and Tulsa and Bixby are splitting the other half of the $60,000 price tag
  • County commissioner Ron Peters reportedly pushed the project through by getting ODOT to get the ball rolling
  • The median will be reconstructed to make it impossible for people to cut across Memorial to turn left from either side of 106th
  • Officials have not said when construction will start

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