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Public input sought March 8 for SH-66 projects from Arcadia to Luther

Monday, March 07, 2016

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is having a public meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, to present information about future projects along SH-66 from Arcadia to Luther that are designed to improve traffic flow and safety along the corridor.

The proposed projects will address poor pavement conditions, insufficient drainage, safety issues such as narrow lanes and a lack of road shoulders as well as reconstruct two SH-66 intersections at Hiwassee Rd. and Indian Meridian Rd. Construction is currently slated for 2018 and 2019 with an estimated $12 million investment for these two projects in the SH-66 corridor east of I-35 to Luther.

These projects will take into account the historic nature and the heritage tourism benefits that Route 66 provides to this area. In these proposed designs, ODOT also has taken into consideration construction costs, right-of-way and environmental constraints.

At the meeting people can view the proposed improvement plans, speak with engineers and planners and give input on the proposed improvements.

SH-66 Arcadia to Luther Public Meeting

Tuesday, March 8

6 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church
500 Odor St.
Arcadia, Okla.

Those who would like to attend this meeting but find it difficult due to disability, architectural barrier or other special needs may contact Frank Roesler III, Public Involvement Officer, at 405-521-2350 or email him at For more information, visit

(Editors and News Directors: For questions, please call the ODOT Media & Public Relations Division at 405-521-6000.)

Last Modified on Dec 04, 2020
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