• FOX23 INVESTIGATES: Turnpikes and economic development in Oklahoma

    By: Janna Clark

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    Quick Facts:

    • New turnpike coming to Tulsa in the west Tulsa area
    • Leaders hope the new turnpike will lead to economic growth
    • Critics say that’s not always the case
    • FOX23’s Janna Clark is taking a look at how turnpikes impact development
    • WATCH her full story above.

    A quarter billion dollar turnpike coming to Tulsa with a promise from city and state leaders to fuel economic growth.

    "This is an important buy in for the economic development of Tulsa itself," Gov. Mary Fallin said at the announcement of the turnpike.

    FOX23 investigative reporter Janna Clark found out that might not be the case.

    WATCH her full report above.


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