Oklahoma DOT Continues Efforts to Reduce Number of Obsolete Bridges

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Continuing efforts to reduce the number of obsolete bridges in the state, the Oklahoma Transportation Commission approved the Department of Transportation’s plans to replace an 80-year-old span over a creek in the heart of Guthrie, the Times Record reports.

In 2004, there were 1,168 structurally deficient highway bridges in Oklahoma. Now, there are only 321, which are set for replacement or repair by 2020, but improvements are slowing down because of a shortage of revenue.

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