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$22 million awarded to alternative transportation projects across Oklahoma

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Officials with the Oklahoma Transportation Commission awarded nearly $22 million to 45 local projects to help with alternative transportation.

The projects include an Edmond trail project at Arcadia Lake, a multi-use trail between Claremore and Catoose and a Lawton pedestrian bridge.

Officials say that federal funds provide up to 80 percent of the total cost of the projects

Funding for the Transportation Alternatives program is designed for projects like sidewalks, pedestrian and bicycle trails, streetscapes, safe routes to school and environmental or historical preservation projects.