North Perkins Road Improvements (ODOT)

North Perkins Road (U.S. 177) Improvements

City's Project Manager 

Monty Karns / City Engineering Director

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What We're Doing

The proposed concept for U.S. Route 177 (Perkins Road) was developed through a context-sensitive design approach to address the needs of multiple users of the corridor.

This is a joint project with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT). The City is responsible for design, utility relocation and rights of ways acquisitions, and ODOT is responsible for construction.


Anticipated Milestones

  • Anticipated Date (Design): Design 90% complete

  • Anticipated Date (Construction): Construction is by ODOT and scheduled for letting in FY2021

  • Anticipated Date (Completion): FY2022


Benefits of the Project

The proposed concept includes:

  • Widening the road to provide turn lanes at key locations along US-177

  • Center median to reduce the frequency and severity of accidents.

  • A new, signalized intersection at the driveways for Lowe's and Buffalo Wild Wings. This signal will be between Redbud Drive and Krayler Avenue.

  • Pedestrian and bicycle improvements through a multi-use path along the west side of US-177 and sidewalk along the east side of US-177.


Budget & Funding

  • Year Funded: FY2016

  • Funding Source: Transportation Sales Tax Fund and state and federal transportation dollars

  • City of Stillwater for design, utility relocation and rights of way acquisitions

    • Project Budget: $3.4 million

    • Expenditure to date: $824,000

  • Oklahoma Department of Transportation's Construction Budget (from ODOT's 8 Year Plan): $13,390,000

    • US-177: from SH-51 North 3 miles to Lakeview Road in Stillwater.
      Includes Widening five lane section from McElroy to Lakeview
      JP#2986004 FFY 2021 Widening & Resurface


Project Management

Project Management Graphic


Updates

  • 09.15.20.2018: 

    • Acquiring right-of-way

    • Facilitate relocation of utilities

  • 05.22.2019:

    • Acquiring right-of-way

    • Relocating utilities

    • Construction programmed to begin in FY2021

    • Design is 90% complete


Proposed improvements on US-177