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County to assist Choctaw with road repairs

By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   At last week’s Town Hall meeting, District 2 Oklahoma County Commissioner Brian Maughan expressed his willingness to assist the City of Choctaw with road repairs. After about a decade, the county will resume providing in-kind assistance to the city for road projects. Maughan says the previous district attorney prevented the…

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Triple X Road reopened

Road closed in 2013 reopens, region still faces variety of roadway issues By Ryan Horton Choctaw Times   A section of Triple X Road that has been barricaded since 2013, reopened this summer. District 2 County Commissioner Brian Maughan says the needed repairs, reconstruction of roadway and modification of the river bank was made possible by…

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Kickapoo Turnpike now open

North half of toll road connects NE 23rd Street and Britton Road to Turner Turnpike   By Ryan Horton Managing Editor   The northern half of the Kickapoo Turnpike, connecting U.S. Highway 62 to I-44 in eastern Oklahoma County, opened Tuesday. The northern 11-mile section is a four-lane divided highway that connects to NE 23rd, near…

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Kickapoo Turnpike expected to open first phase in September

Eastern Oklahoma County corridor to have 80 mph speed limit By Ryan Horton Managing Editor Eastern Oklahoma County’s new turnpike is expected to begin opening in coming months, and officials say that roadway will open with a speed limit of 80 miles per hour. The northern half of the new Kickapoo Turnpike, connecting I-40 and I-44…

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