Location and Highways is one of the best characteristics of Wagoner County. Wagoner County's remarkable geography and highway system provide convenient access to many markets and is served by 16 common carriers.
Major Roadways through Wagoner County
US Highway 69
State Highway 51
US Highway 412
State Highway 64
State Highway 16
Oklahoma Creek Turnpike
There are 10 metro areas within a one day drive, 26 within a two day drive, and 40 within a three day drive.
Rail, Airports and Waterways & Ports
Union Pacific Railroad, the nation's largest rail transport provider, operates three rails in Wagoner County with spurs located at various sites.
Tulsa International is located minutes from Wagoner County.
- Seven million people served annually
- Non-stop service to 23 cities - 83 departures per day
- Seven freight carriers - 2007 air freight: 55,000 tons
- Daily flights on six major airlines
- Located on 4,000+ acres - 700+ acres available for development
- Ten minutes from most points in the city including downtown and Port of Catoosa
- 22 gates and three runways - 10,000, 7,700 and 6,100 feet in length
- Fixed base operators, 30 hangars and general aviation services
- U.S. Customs offices
Waterways & Ports
Barge Shipping - Companies have access to water transportation and shipping by barge through the Johnston's Port 33, the Port of Duncan, Tulsa Port of Catoosa and the Port of Muskogee via the McClellan-Kerr navigation system on the Arkansas River to the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico.
Johnston's Port 33 is located in Northern Wagoner County near US Highway 412.
For the handling and storage of general cargo, particularly large volumes of bulk commodities, Port 33 excels in expeditious loading / unloading and tonnage accuracy.
This vital facility is also highly capable and experienced in accommodating the customers' particular service requirements from scheduling to operational methods.
Large or small volumes of dry bulk commodities including grain, fertilizer, pig iron, glass cullet, coal, petroleum coke, calcined coke, scrap steel, cement, clinker, sand, zinc, alumina, iron oxide, fly ash, mill scale and slag.
View Johnston's Port 33 website
Port of Dunkin
Tulsa Port of Catoosa is located minutes from Wagoner County. The Tulsa Port of Catoosa is an international shipping port and intermodal transportation center in the heart of northeast Oklahoma, equidistant from both coasts. Freight is moved daily by truck, rail and waterway. View the Tulsa Port of Catoosa website.
Port of Muskogee is located south of Wagoner County. The Port of Muskogee is a full-service facility that offers easy access to rail, truck, and barge transportation. Its inland location along the McClellan-Kerr Navigational system allows freight to be transported to the Gulf Coast and around the world via the Arkansas and Mississippi Rivers.
The Muskogee Port Authority offers prime industrial sites at the Port of Muskogee.
- 144 Acres have been selectively graded and cleared
- Soil borings are available for representative tracts
- A Master Plan of Development has been approved by the Metropolitan Area Planning Commission, the City of Muskogee and Muskogee County.
View the Port of Muskogee website.
McClellan-Kerr Navigation System
The McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, completed in 1971, has transformed 445 miles of river into a major economic asset for both Arkansas and Oklahoma.
McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System has 17 locks and dams and many major port operations located along the waterway system.
The McClellan-Kerr system carries 12 million tons of commodities a year and has created 50,000 jobs along its route. The waterway has stimulated $3 billion in private investment since its opening. The transportation facilities of the system have broadened the market for many commodities, such as wood, iron ore, sand, gravel, food and farm products and chemicals.
There are over 65 industries on the Oklahoma segment of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. The segment between Catoosa and Muskogee provides direct employment for over 4,000 people and an annual payroll of more than $85 million. Indirect employment accounts for another 6,000 jobs and a payroll of $90 million.
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