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Public input needed on US-70 realignment in Madill

Friday, April 29, 2022

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is conducting a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed project and the environmental study performed for realignment on US-70 in and around Madill. The project will improve safety, efficiency and travel time through the corridor.

The project consists of a realignment of US-70 half a mile west of US-177 at Mockingbird Lane extending east about 1 mile, crossing US-177 and BNSF railroad, then continuing southwest on a new alignment to SH-199 then south for 3 miles back to US-70 near Archard Rd.

The purpose of the hearing is to solicit comments about the environmental study results and realignment of US-70. The environmental document can be viewed online at and copies are available at ODOT Headquarters in Oklahoma City, District 2 Field Office in Antlers and the Madill Post Office.

The first hour of the meeting will be an open house format with exhibits. A brief presentation will be made at 6 p.m. followed by an opportunity for public comment. Citizens should be signed up to speak by 6:15 p.m. and will have a maximum of three minutes to talk. The open house format will continue until 7:30 p.m. Forms will be provided and a court reporter will be on hand.

US-70 Public Hearing
Thursday, May 12
5 p.m. Open House
6 p.m. Brief Presentation
6:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Public Comment
Madill Community Building
810 S. 2nd Ave.

Written comments concerning this project or the environmental assessment need to be submitted by Friday, May 27, 2022 to the Environmental Programs Division, Oklahoma Department of Transportation, 200 N.E. 21st St., Oklahoma City, OK, 73105; or by email to

To request an accommodation please contact the ADA Coordinator at 405-521-4140 or the Oklahoma Relay Service at 1-800-722-0353 no later than 72 hours before any scheduled event. If you have any ADA or Title VI questions email

Last Modified on Apr 29, 2022
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