Both occupants of the pickup truck were ejected. Neither were wearing seatbelts, troopers said.
The Drive Oklahoma mobile travel app and its companion website now offer motorists an upgraded travel experience with the addition of several …
A North Carolina man died on the Turner Turnpike after stopping his semi-tractor trailer to check his load and the load fell on him, the Oklah…
There have been at least 30 vehicle crashes in the area since early March, said state Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Sarah Stewart.
The city got a system of expressways after all, but construction started two decades later and the highways followed different paths.
The new no-cash system of toll collections is safer, more fuel-efficient, less polluting and more convenient, the editorial says.
"They're moving toward all electronic tolling within the next five years," Rep. Daniel Pae, R-Lawton, told the House Transportation Committee.
The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority this week approved a contract with Sherwood Construction Co., Inc. of Tulsa to fund a project to improve a four-mile stretch of the highway.
Aerial view of the Turner turnpike near the Tulsa entrance
A Tahlequah man is hospitalized in critical condition after the auto he was riding in was involved in a crash on the Muskogee Turnpike.
State Secretary of Transportation Timothy Gatz urged caution in considering any such proposal, saying Oklahoma would be sacrificing some long-term benefits for short term gain.
Troopers reportedly responded to the crash about 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the County Road 440 overpass in the turnpike's westbound lanes near Locust Grove.
The speed limit on 104 miles of rural Oklahoma turnpikes went up from 75 mph 80 mph last week, the editorial says.
"What in the world are they thinking? People are driving 5 mph and over now," says Jenks resident Carole Fox.
Rural segments of several Oklahoma turnpikes now have the green light for a higher maximum speed limit. While this won’t impact urban areas on…
It will be a while before new speed limit signs are posted. Oklahoma Highway Patrol will enforce existing speed limits until the new signs are in place.
It will be a while before new speed limit signs are posted. Oklahoma Highway Patrol will enforce existing speed limits until the new signs are…
Gary Green, 57, was driving on the Cherokee Turnpike when he reportedly hydroplaned, causing him to veer off the road and strike a bridge.
The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority on Tuesday will consider raising the maximum speed limits for specific parts of multiple turnpikes.
The recent passage of House Bill 1071 set the stage for statewide studies on potential maximum speed limit increases of 75 mph on rural inters…
Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the trooper was trying to end the pursuit and caused the fleeing vehicle to roll, ejecting the driver, who was then hit by another vehicle on U.S. 412.
The new service areas are part of Oklahoma Turnpike Authority improvements that will make them safer and offer more parking for semi-tractor trailers, said OTA spokesman Jack Damrill.
Oklahoma State Senator Allison Ikley-Freeman was involved in a two-car accident on the Turner Turnpike that left one man dead.