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Report: Oklahoma's rural roads, bridges among nation's worst


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's rural roads and bridges are among the worst in the nation, according to a new report from a national transportation group.

TRIP researchers said 16 percent of Oklahoma's rural bridges are structurally deficient, The Oklahoman ( ) reported. That's the seventh highest rate in the nation.

The report also determined that 22 percent of Oklahoma's rural roads are in poor condition and rank 10th worst rate in the nation.

According to the report, fatal accidents on Oklahoma's rural roads are more than double the rate of the accidents on the sta...

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