ODOT: We're making strides on fixing bad bridges
|Updated: 7/26/2012 7:58 am
||Published: 7/26/2012 7:52 am
The Oklahoma Department of Transportation says it is making strides when it comes to fixing bad bridges in the state.
Right now about 634 bridges are still classified as "deficient". ODOT says 70 have been fixed in just the past year.
And the current number is down from about 706 in 2010.
ODOT says it is on track to fix all the state's deficient bridges by the end of the decade.
The press release included this quote from Governor Mary Fallin:
This reduction shows Oklahoma’s investment in our highways is steadily improving our bridges and allowing us to eliminate a critical backlog of projects,” Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin said. “Oklahomans should be proud of this continuing progress on our transportation infrastructure which provides a reliable travel network for our citizens and businesses.”
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