As the Third Penny Sales Tax and General Obligation Bonds for capital improvements were approaching time for renewal in 2013, many Fix Our Streets projects were complete or well under way. Tulsans had a chance to see accountability as the street improvement program was carried out.
In 2013, voters approved Improve Our Tulsa, which included issuance of $355 million in General Obligation Bonds for street and bridge improvements and a $563.7 million extension of the Third Penny Sales Tax, of which $270 million goes to fund more street and transportation projects. Full Story
See the projects approved as part of the 2014 Improve Our Tulsa package and projects completed or in progress from the 2008 Fix Our Streets program.
The Oklahoma Department of Transportation constantly works to maintain and improve state highways in Tulsa. The City of Tulsa and ODOT coordinate all work where overlaps between city streets and highways exist. For information about ODOT projects affecting traffic in Tulsa, go to www.odot.org.