Design Work Approved For Tulsa I-44 Project

Monday, September 11th 2006, 2:10 pm
By: News On 6

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Oklahoma Transportation Commission Monday approved three design contracts for a huge Interstate 44 reconstruction project in Tulsa.

The total cost of the contracts is $6.6-million and the project is intended to improve a section of I-44 between Yale Avenue and Riverside Drive that's been the scene of numerous accidents.

The total cost of the project has been estimated at $265-million and 90 percent of the funding is coming from the federal government.