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Oklahoma transportation officials suspend highway projects


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma transportation officials have suspended construction on about a dozen highway projects, citing uncertainties with the state's budget.

The Oklahoma Transportation Commission voted to defer action Monday on the award of nine highway construction projects, The Oklahoman ( ) reported. Executive Director Mike Patterson also announced that a memo has been sent to his division engineers, asking them to scrutinize a list of 80 previously awarded projects.

"We want to make sure that we can meet the financial obligations that we have," Patterson sa...

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