November Transportation Commission meeting scheduled for Monday, Nov. 7
The Oklahoma Transportation Commission’s monthly meeting is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in the R.A. Ward Transportation Building, 200 N.E. 21st St., Oklahoma City. Members of the public and media are invited to watch the livestream video online.
Items to be addressed at the meeting:
- The commission will consider approval of a contract to install wrong way detection systems at 10 key interchanges along I-40 between the Texas state line and Oklahoma County, a total of 49 interchanges to receive additional safety upgrades along the western I-40 corridor.
- The commission will be asked to vote on whether to award several contracts, among them a $64 million contract for SH-20 realignment and new Will Rogers turnpike access point near Claremore in Rogers County and a $10 million project to add shoulders and resurface US-283 near the Texas state line in Jackson County.
- Secretary of Transportation and ODOT Executive Director Tim Gatz will discuss the Transportation Cabinet’s support of the Oklahoma Transit Authority’s Rolling Oklahoma Classroom bus, which tours the state to enhance awareness of public transit options, provide hands-on training for transit workers and address human trafficking prevention.
The full agenda may be viewed here.
To watch the commission meeting video livestream:
- Ustream (Turn up the volume on your computer or other device and on Ustream)
- Zoom (Link to meeting won’t be active until meeting is about to begin)
- The meeting also will be recorded, captioned and available to the public online later.
The commission, a nine-member panel appointed by the governor and legislative leaders to oversee the state’s transportation development, awards project contracts for road and bridge construction on a monthly basis.