Gov. Fallin greets Pennsylvania Congressman Bill Shuster while Oklahoma Congressman John Sullivan looks on. The congressmen were in Oklahoma City to observe progress on the deconstruction of the old Interstate 40 Crosstown.
Construction crews work to tear down the old Interstate 40 Crosstown in Oklahoma City. As part of the governor's Bridge Improvement and Turnpike Modernization Plan, many of the steel beams from the Crosstown will be recycled and given to counties for their use to repair or replace deficient bridges.
From left to right, ODOT Director and Secretary of Transportation Gary Ridley, Oklahoma 1st District Congressman John Sullivan, Oklahoma Transportation Commission Chairman Greg Love, Congressman Bill Shuster of Pennsylvania, Gov. Fallin and Oklahoma 5th District Congressman James Lankford.
Gov. Fallin talks about her road and bridge plan that will see many of the steel beams from the old I-40 Crosstown be recycled and used by counties to repair and replace bridges on their road systems.