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CATHEY: Indian Nation Turnpike long-time connector of six southeastern Oklahoma counties

McAlester News
 23 days ago

Cover picture for the articleOn May 25, 1955, the Oklahoma Legislature amended HB 933 (the same Act passed in the 1953 Legislative Session and ratified in the statewide vote in 1954 creating a new Oklahoma Turnpike Authority providing for a statewide representation on the new Turnpike Authority and establishing the basis for a State system of turnpikes) to authorize construction of a turnpike from the Oklahoma/Texas line in a wide corridor bordered on the west by a line east of Wilson, east of Maysville, east of Norman, and east of Oklahoma City and line west of U.S. Highway 69 (a project later named the Indian Nation Turnpike).

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