Infrastructure improving thanks to Better Streets/Safer Cities work

Published: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 By: Molly Fleming Source: VeloCity

It’s been more than two years since Oklahoma City residents approved the Better Streets, Safer City projects, which were backed by bonds and two sales tax initiatives.

The city continues to make progress on resurfacing roads, building sidewalks and bike lanes, and adding to the trail system. Within the 10-year bond package, the city also plans to fund larger projects such as an expansion at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium and building new club houses at three of the city’s golf courses.

But most residents’ top priority is improving streets and that work has been going well, said Eric Wenger, public works director.

“The contractors are making excellent progress,” he said. “This is an ongoing program that will take several years.”

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