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Arkansas, Oklahoma seek public input on U.S. 412 interstate study; meeting set for June 13

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 28 May 2024
412 in Arkansas and Oklahoma into an interstate highway. Arkansas and Oklahoma transportation officials are working together to study about 190 miles of U.S ... In Oklahoma, the route likely would follow the current U.S.

Baltimore bridge collapse brings back memories of Oklahoma's I-40 bridge disaster

Bartlesville Examiner Enterprise 27 Mar 2024
The incident brings back memories of a similar incident that happened in Oklahoma in May 2002, when freight barges being transported on the Arkansas River hit a pier supporting the Interstate 40 road bridge crossing the river near Webbers Falls.

Baltimore's Key Bridge is not the first: A look at other bridge collapse events in US history

Usatoday 26 Mar 2024
history. 1967 ... 15, 1967 ... 1-40 bridge collapse in Oklahoma. The I-40 bridge, which spanned over the Arkansas River just southeast of Webbers Falls, Oklahoma, collapsed on May 26, 2002 after a freight barge collided with a pier supporting the bridge.

Vivakor Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Endeavor Entities for $120 Million

ACCESSWIRE 25 Mar 2024
Endeavor Crude, LLC presently operates in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado, and North Dakota ... CPE MidCon, LLC operates an approximate 40-mile oil gathering pipeline, and oil storage and logistics facility in Oklahoma.

A stitch in time: St. Augustine man keeps sewing machines going, even after 120 years 12 Mar 2024
St ... Augustine suburbs. SEWING MACHINES, it reads. No kidding ... Niles likes that link to the past, at one point conjuring up the image of someone in the Oklahoma Territory, waiting for the machine to arrive by freight so it could be put to steady use.

Native Americans and the movies: A long-forgotten history of Hollywood and my family

The Los Angeles Times 07 Mar 2024
One such story, she said, “revealed” that soon after leaving his Oklahoma home to join a traveling acting troupe, Carewe was waiting to hop a freight train where he encountered Jack London, with whom he allegedly struck up a conversation.

THREE FORKS HISTORY: Convention hall met critical need

Muskogee Phoenix 02 Mar 2024
Since Oklahoma was about to become a state, there was a great interest in the region ... It was opposed by the railroads which realized water transportation would bring competition and drive freight costs down.

Ryder and Kodiak Open Truckport for Autonomous Trucks in Houston

The Joplin Globe 23 Jan 2024
The truckport, which opened in December, enables Kodiak to launch and land autonomous trucks as well as transfer freight to serve routes between Houston, Dallas, and Oklahoma City ... and Oklahoma City.

What businesses could contend for Top Workplaces honors in 2024?

The Oklahoman 10 Dec 2023
The Oklahoman partners with Philadelphia-based Energage, the employee research and culture technology firm, to determine Oklahoma’s Top Workplaces, based solely on employee survey feedback ... Keith Company, wholesale distribution, Oklahoma City.

Chickasaw artist mixes fun, history at first Hushtola’ Art Market

The Norman Transcript 22 Nov 2023
... Interstate 35 at Thackerville, Oklahoma ... Another Landreth painting depicts his father, Dewey, fleeing an Indian boarding school to hop a freight train back to his parents’ home in Ringling, Oklahoma.

At the ‘UFO capital of Kansas,’ a celebration of the weird and wonderful

Longview News-Journal 29 Oct 2023
Local historian and author Jim Gray welcomes visitors at the entrance to the Geneseo City Museum ... (Max McCoy/Kansas Reflector) ... “Doc” Janzen ... The city is still served by a shortline railroad, the Kansas & Oklahoma, but freight traffic is light.

Arkansas highway officials to mull ideas for U.S. 412 conversion to an interstate, come back with plans

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 20 Oct 2023
The department, in addition to building the highway, will also look at things like congestion management, intelligent transportation systems, freight and multimodal alternatives ... freight supply chains.

Public input sessions set for U.S. 412 interstate plans, including one meeting in Siloam Springs

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 13 Oct 2023
SILOAM SPRINGS -- Transportation department officials from Arkansas and Oklahoma are hosting public involvement meetings next week to discuss planning and environmental studies related to making U.S ... Oklahoma is planning two meetings.

Driverless trucks moving freight on Houston, OKC route

The Journal Record 10 Oct 2023
International logistics company Maersk has started shipping freight via driverless trucks between Houston and Oklahoma City ... .

Maersk and Kodiak Robotics Launch the First Commercial Autonomous Trucking Lane Between Houston and Oklahoma City

Victoria Advocate 05 Oct 2023
Moller - Maersk (Maersk) and Kodiak Robotics, Inc., have launched the first commercial autonomous trucking lane between Houston and Oklahoma City ... The company delivers freight daily for its customers across the South, using its autonomous technology.