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SH-11 Kaw City in-person meeting set for Dec. 6 to seek public input on future highway construction; virtual open house now live for review

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is seeking public input on two options to reconstruct the SH-11 corridor west of Kaw City. A virtual open house launched online Tuesday and an in-person public meeting is scheduled for Dec. 6 to present information on proposed safety improvements to SH-11 west of Kaw City in Kay County.

ODOT tasked a design consultant to study how to improve safety on SH-11 between Rocky Ridge Rd. and Grandview Dr. in Kaw City. In their proposed design options, the consultant took into consideration construction costs, right-of-way and environmental constraints. The project will add widened shoulders, address curves that limit sight distance and speed limit changes in the SH-11 corridor. One alternative proposes realigning SH-11 just to the north of the existing roadway between Rocky Ridge Rd. and Bear Creek Rd., while another alternative keeps the corridor closer to its existing alignment. The project is tentatively scheduled for 2028.

The purpose of the meeting and the virtual open house is to inform the public of the proposed project and to solicit comments about the environmental and societal impact of two alternatives to modernize SH-11. At the meeting people may view the proposed plans, speak with engineers and planners and give input on the proposed improvements.

Virtual Open House Now Live at

SH-11 Kaw City Public Meeting
Tuesday, Dec. 6
6 p.m.
Kaw City Community Building
701 E. Morgan St.

All project materials are available online at

Written comments concerning this project may be submitted by Dec. 20 in one of the following ways:

  • Online at ;
  • In person at the 6 p.m. Dec. 6 public meeting at the Kaw City Community Building;
  • By mail 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 for the meeting, please contact the ODOT ADA Coordinator at 405-521-4140 or the Oklahoma Relay Service at 1-800-722-0353. For ADA or Title VI questions, email

Last Modified on Nov 15, 2022
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