Parts of the elevated Interstate 40 Crosstown, which should be gone from view later this year, will be used to build county bridges across the state. Steel beams from the nearly 50-year-old structure will be used in building as many as 300 county bridges.
Beams from elevated I-40 Crosstown to be given to counties across Oklahoma
“We think that’s a great deal for the taxpayers,” Deputy Transportation Department Director Gary Evans said. “It’s a great deal to re-task those beams. It shows how state government and county government can work together.