Oklahoma transportation officials suspend highway projects
May 3, 2017
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 (http://bit.ly/2psKZe9 ) 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...