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Roman Nose State Lodge
Chief Henry Roman Nose Hall
3236 SH-8A
Watonga, OK 73772

Date: January 12th, 2016

Time: 6:00 PM

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is proposing to improve a segment of SH-51A between County Roads EW-71 and EW-74 located approximately 7.5 miles south of the community of Southard in Blaine County. The purpose of the project is to improve the overall safety of SH-51A by addressing sight distances, correcting vertical and horizontal curves, and modifying county road tie-ins. Four alternatives were presented at a public meeting held on July 28, 2015. After considering right-of-way impacts, construction costs, utility concerns, environmental constraints, and public input, ODOT selected a preferred alternative. As part of our efforts to keep the public informed and involved in the decision-making process, ODOT has scheduled a second public meeting.

The purpose of this meeting is to present the preferred alternative and to solicit public and agency input to aid in identifying the need to move forward with detailed environmental studies, engineering design, right-of-way acquisition, and roadway construction.

Additional information about the project and the upcoming meeting can be obtained from the following:

Mr. Geoff Canty
CC Environmental
(405) 761-1225


Judy Dennis
Environmental Project Manager
(405) 521-2321


The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) ensures that no person or groups of persons shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, retaliation or genetic information, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any and all programs, services, or activities administered by ODOT, its recipients, sub-recipients, and contractors. If any interested individual has a disability that may require accommodation to participate in this meeting, please contact

ODOT ADA Coordinator

at (405) 521-4140. Upon advance notification of the need for accommodation, reasonable arrangements will be made to provide accessibility to the meeting

Last Modified on Mar 26, 2021
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