Owasso : This week, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) announced funding approval for U.S. Highway 169 widening. ODOT officials met with Owasso City and Chamber representatives on Thursday to confirm the funding in the 8-year plan.
The approved $8.5 million will widen two miles from 66th Street north to 86th Street from four to six lanes in 2024. Other projects affecting Owasso in the 8-year plan include reconstruction of the 76th Street bridge and approaches on Highway 169 and widening from four to six lanes in 2021.
“Owasso values the relationship and communication we have with ODOT. We appreciate the funding for these projects to continue to improve the quality of life for our community,” said Warren Lehr, Owasso City Manager.
The ODOT 8-year plan can be located at http://www.odot.org/cwp-8-year-plan/cwp_ffy2020-ffy2027/8_year_construction_work_plan.pdf.