JOHN KILPATRICK TURNPIKE

INFORMATION

John Kilpatrick Widening

Corridor Manager:

Colin O'Leary, P.E., CFM

colin.oleary@poeandassociates.com

405-949-1962 x258

TBD

ESTIMATED COMPLETION

~15 Miles

PROJECT LENGTH

$245,000,000

ESTIMATED BUDGET

(Updated as of 03/25/22)

TYPE

Continuation and completion of improvements to the John Kilpatrick Turnpike from I-40 to I-35, adding driving lanes, safety enhancements, and greater access on and off of the turnpike

OVERVIEW

Completing the widening of the John Kilpatrick Turnpike that began in 2012 is an important part of the ACCESS Oklahoma Long Range Plan. Additionally, adding access to the turnpike at County Line Road and modifying the access at SH-74 will provide for more efficient mobility between the Municipal, State, and Turnpike systems.

Project #
Designer
Project Scope
JKT-30001
CPY
Widening - I-40 North to the Canadian River Bridges
JKT-30002
Cowan
Widening - North of the Canadian River Bridges Extending North to ½ section South of County Line Road
JKT-30003
CEC
Widening - ½ section South of County Line Road NorthEast Includes County Line Road Interchange
JKT-30004
TAG
Widening - East of County Line Road Extending East to widened section at MacArthur Blvd
JKT-30005
TAG
Widening - Eastern Avenue Extending East to I-35 Interchange
JKT-30006
EST
Interchange - Lake Hefner Pkwy Flyover Direct Connection

MEDIA

ACCESS OKLAHOMA PODCAST - JOHN KILPATRICK TURNPIKE

 

DOCUMENTATION

Documentation for this project will be added as it becomes available.

TIMELINE

Milestones will be added as project progresses.

May 2022

Ground Topographic and environmental surveys to begin. Certain property owners near these projects could receive letters requesting access on their property.

April 29, 2022

Contracts executed for the following firms to begin engineering on the first and second priority of John Kilpatrick Turnpike projects:

- JKT-30002: Widening - North of the Canadian River Bridges North to 1/2 section South of County Line Road - Cowan Group Engineering

-JKT-30003: Widening - 1/2 section South of County Line Road Northeast to 1/2 section east of Council Road, Includes the County Line Road Interchange - CEC, Inc.

-JKT-30005: Widening - Eastern Avenue East to I-35 Interchange - TAG

April 21, 2022

Contract executed for the following firm to begin engineering of the first priority of John Kilpatrick Turnpike projects:

- JKT-30001: Widening - I-40 North to the Canadian River Bridges - CP&Y, Inc.

Mar. 11, 2022

Engineering teams assigned to specific projects throughout the program to begin preliminary design and necessary studies of the corridor.

Feb. 22, 2022

ACCESS Long-Range Bond Program Announced.

Dec. 7, 2021

Authority Board approves OTA Long-Range Transportation Plan.