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Despite improvements, Oklahoma is miles from completing upgrade of roads and bridges | Govt-and-politics

But the program has not been without controversy. Lawmakers have “borrowed” from the fund several times in recent lean years, much to the chagrin of county officials, and some say the program’s rules do not sufficiently take into account differences among counties.

In any event, CIRB is intended for large, high-priority improvements such as bridge replacements, not normal maintenance and operations.

And that normal maintenance and operations can be pretty expensive. While some of those county roads seem pretty lonely, collectively they’re traveled more than 12 million vehicle miles a day.

Texas County, in the Panhandle, has 2,400 miles of county roads. Neighboring Beaver County has more than 2,000.

Even relatively urbanized Tulsa County has more than 700 miles of county roads.

All told, counties get around $300 million a year for road maintenance and operations, which works out to $4,239 a mile — considerably less when the four largest

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Theory Design completing finishing touches for Monterey model in Talis Park

Caffrey & Associates, Special to Naples Daily News
Published 6:01 a.m. ET Aug. 29, 2020

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Theory Design’s Vice President of Design Ruta Menaghlazi is completing the finishing touches for the interior design of Seagate Development Group’s Monterey model in the Isola Bella neighborhood at Talis Park in North Naples that is now open for viewing and purchase.  Completion of the finishes on the home’s exterior is progressing as planned and the model is on schedule to be totally completed next month.  One of Talis Park’s most coveted neighborhoods, Isola Bella is 4.5-acre enclave of 17 single-family waterfront homes being developed by Seagate.  Thirteen homesites remain available.  Seagate is offering a full golf membership worth $97,500 with new home purchases and newly constructed

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