The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) commission voted at a meeting Monday to award a more than $42 million contract to reconstruct the Interstate 40 interchange at US Highway 64 at Sallisaw in Sequoyah County
Sherwood Construction Co. of Tulsa was awarded the contract.
The project will also replace the I-40 bridges over the Kansas City Southern railroad and two creeks near the interchange and will address a total of four structurally deficient bridges. Commissioners also awarded a contract for a nearly $9 million project in Tulsa to rehabilitate the SH-11 bridges over the BNSF railroad and Pine St. and the SH-11 ramp over I-244.
Commissioners voted to award 17 contracts totaling more than $76 million to improve highways, roads and bridges in 14 counties. Contracts were awarded for projects in Cherokee, Cotton, Creek, Haskell, Kingfisher, McCurtain, Muskogee, Oklahoma, Pittsburg, Sequoyah, Tillman, Tulsa, Wagoner and Woods counties. A list of all awarded contracts may be found by visiting www.odot.org/contracts, selecting the July 2018 letting and clicking Go and then Award.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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