WILL ROGERS TURNPIKE

INFORMATION

Will Rogers Widening

Corridor Manager:

Rusty Akerman, PE

rusty.akerman@poeandassociates.com

539-424-1748

 

Jessica Prince, PE

Hudson Prince

jessica@hudsonprince.com

TBD

ESTIMATED COMPLETION

~12 Miles

PROJECT LENGTH

$370,000,000

ESTIMATED BUDGET

(Updated as of 03/25/22)

TYPE

Reconstruction and widening to include safety features and access improvement from Catoosa to  Claremore

OVERVIEW

This project will provide additional lanes and enhanced safety features for travel between US-412 and SH-20 and will include improved access at Pine Street. It will allow for the future creation of truck-specific and HOV lanes for quick and safe access throughout the corridor.

Project #
Designer
Project Scope
WR-31001
EST
Widening - US-412 Extending NorthEast to Navigation Channel
WR-31002
EST
Widening - Pine Street Interchange at Catoosa
WR-31003
EST
Widening - Navigation Channel Bridges
WR-31004
Benham
Widening - Northeast of Navigation Bridges Extending NorthEast to Flint Road
WR-31005
Benham
Widening - Flint Road Extending NorthEast to ½ Mile North of SH-20 in Claremore

MEDIA

ACCESS OKLAHOMA PODCAST - WILL ROGERS TURNPIKE

 

DOCUMENTATION

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

TIMELINE

Milestones will be added as project progresses.

May - June 2022

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

May 13, 2022

Contracts executed to engineering firm, Benham, to begin engineering on the remaining priority projects:

- WR-31004: Widening of corridor from northeast of the Verdigris River Navigation Channel to Flint Road interchange.

-WR-31005:  Widening of corridor from Flint Road interchange to half a mile north of SH-20 in Claremore.

April 28, 2022

Contracts executed to engineering firm, EST, Inc., to begin engineering on the following first priority projects:

- WR-31001: Widening of corridor from US-412 northeast up to the Verdigris River Navigation Channel.

- WR-31003:  Widening of the bridge over the Verdigris River Navigation Channel.

-WR-31002:  Pine Street interchange at Catoosa.

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.

June - August 2022

Bridge Assessments being completed for existing structures over the Verdigris River Navigational Channel.