WILL ROGERS TURNPIKE
Will Rogers Widening
Rusty Akerman, PE
Jessica Prince, PE
(Updated as of 03/25/22)
Reconstruction and widening to include safety features and access improvement from Catoosa to Claremore
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.
Widening - US-412 Extending NorthEast to Navigation Channel
Widening - Pine Street Interchange at Catoosa
Widening - Navigation Channel Bridges
Widening - Northeast of Navigation Bridges Extending NorthEast to Flint Road
Widening - Flint Road Extending NorthEast to ½ Mile North of SH-20 in Claremore
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Documentation for this project will be added as it becomes available.
Milestones will be added as project progresses.
June - August 2022
Bridge Assessments being completed for existing structures over the Verdigris River Navigational Channel.
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.