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Guardrails installed at deadly Oklahoma City bridge


February 14, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City has hired a company to install guardrails along the sides of a bridge where at least four motorists have lost their lives in the last four years.

The Turner Turnpike bridge became an infamous landmark after Aubrey McClendon, an oil-and-gas pioneer, crashed his sport utility vehicle into it on March 2, 2016, going at 78 mph.

The city first made efforts to have guardrails installed around the concrete structure two years ago but the paperwork got lost, officials said.

"With your inquiry recently, we have reopened the project," Eric Wenger, Oklahoma City'...

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