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Oklahoma approves $8B of infrastructure work

October 16, 2019

The money for Oklahoma’s program will come from the Federal Highway Trust Fund, state income taxes and fuel tax revenues.

The Eight-Year Construction Work Plan is updated annually, and this year’s rendition represents a spending increase of approximately $400,000 from 2018. The Asset Preservation and county roads and bridges plans also saw their budgets expand in 2019.

The U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) maintains a listing of the nation’s bridges and, beginning in 2018, moved to a classification system that identifies their condition as “good,” “fair” or “poor,” rather than structurally deficient.

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