SOUTH EXTENSION
TURNPIKE

INFORMATION

South Extension Turnpike

Corridor Manager:

Tommy Evans, PE

Poe & Associates

TBD

ESTIMATED COMPLETION

~19 Miles

PROJECT LENGTH

$650,000,000

ESTIMATED BUDGET

(Updated as of 03/25/22)

TYPE

New alignment high-speed expressway facility

OVERVIEW

The extension from the East-West Connector south to I-35 near Purcell expands the mobility of the southeast Oklahoma City metro by providing greater access to local communities. This will be a vital corridor for the transportation network of central Oklahoma by providing an alternate route to I-35 for traffic between southern, eastern and northeastern Oklahoma.

The project includes interchanges at:

- East-West Connector

- Alameda Drive

- SH-9

- Etowah Rd

- US-77

- I-35

Project #
Designer
Project Scope
SET-27001
Poe
New Alignment - South of South Extension Interchange Extending South to East Rock Creek Road
SET-27002
Poe
New Alignment - South of East Rock Creek Road Extending South Including Alameda Drive Interchange
SET-27003
Poe
New Alignment - South of Alameda Drive Interchange Extending South Including SH-9 Interchange
SET-27004
Cowan
New Alignment - South of SH-9 Interchange Extending South to Etowah Road Interchange
SET-27005
Cowan
New Alignment - Etowah Road Interchange Extending South to US-77 Interchange
SET-27006
CEC
New Alignment - US-77 Interchange Extending SouthWest over the South Canadian River
SET-27007
CEC
New Alignment - SouthWest of South Canadian River Extending West to I-35 Interchange then Extending to SH-74

MEDIA

ACCESS OKLAHOMA PODCAST - SOUTH EXTENSION TURNPIKE

 

DOCUMENTATION

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

04/13/2022

ACCESS Oklahoma Newsletter - April 2022

TIMELINE

Milestones will be added as project progresses.

June 8, 2022

Contracts executed for the following firms to begin engineering design on the second priority East-West Connector projects:

- SET-27006 = CEC

- SET-27007 = CEC

May 27, 2022

Contracts executed for the following firms to begin engineering design:

- SET-27001 = Poe

- SET-27002 = Poe

- SET-27003 = Poe

- SET-27004 = Cowan

- SET-27005 = Cowan

April 14-21, 2022

A series of four public meetings were hosted by OTA to discuss the new alignments in the ACCESS program.

April 13, 2022

ACCESS Oklahoma Newsletter sent out to property owners in the vicinity of the corridor.

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.