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In January 1927, the first edition of the Manual & Specifications for the Manufacture, Display, and Erection of....U.S. Standard Road Markers and Signs was published.

In January 1937, an inventory of all roads in each Oklahoma county was complete and work began on the task of preparing some 500 official county and state maps.

In January 1973, the 1973 Highway Act expanded the urban highway program to include not only the metropolitan areas, but all cities of 5,000 or more population.

On January 1, 1913, Highway Commissioner Sidney Suggs presented the first biennial report of the Oklahoma Highway Department to the Oklahoma legislature.

According to state law at the time, after January 1, 1917 "no draft wagon of one ton capacity or greater, and having iron or steel tires, shall be permitted to be sold by a dealer in this state if its tires are less than three inches in width."

The Preston bridge, known in Oklahoma as the Woodville bridge in Marshall County was purchased and opened for traffic January 1, 1930.

As of January 1, 1939, there were 8,261 miles of highways on the State Highway System.

January 2, 1957 The Oklahoma Highway Commission dedicated SH 96 from the junction of SH 32 north of Burneyville then south 2 miles

On January 3, 1966, the Oklahoma Highway Commission approved the designation of SH 75 Business, a nearly 3 mile section of road between I-40 and US-62 in Henryetta.

On January 4, 1939, the Oklahoma Highway Commission approved the designation of SH-52 from the junction US 64 near Hooker south to the junction of SH 3 west of Hardesty.

On January 5, 1954, the Oklahoma Highway Commission requested the Bureau of Public Roads establish US-66 beginning 4 miles west of Vinita and continuing east.

On January 5, 1970, the Oklahoma Transportation Commission awarded an I-40 reconstruction project beginning at US 69 south of Checotah and extending east 6 miles. Construction completed October 28, 1971.

On January 5, 1976, the Federal Highway Administration allocated $6 million in special funding for the replacement of hazardous bridges on the federal-aid system in Oklahoma.

On January 8, 1923, Paul Nesbitt became the seventh Oklahoma Highway Commissioner.

January 8, 1987, Governor Bellmon appointed Neal McCaleb as Transportation Secretary.

On January 8, 2002, a ceremony was held to dedicate and open the Canadian River Twin Bridges between Tuttle and Mustang.

On January 9, 2006, ODOT introduced new state highway signs using the shape of the state of Oklahoma.

On January 10, 1955, the Oklahoma Transportation Commission approved the redesignation of SH15A to SH 34C from the junction of SH 34 east to Boiling Springs State Park.

On January 10, 1991, Gov. Walters named Delmas Ford as the 2nd Secretary of Transportation.

On January 11, 1939, the Oklahoma legislature approved House Bill 1, which changed the number of Transportation Commissioner from four back to three.

On January 11, 1950, the Oklahoma Transportation Commission approved the designation of SH 77H from Hollywood corner north to the Oklahoma County Line.

On January 12, 1968, the I-244 project to construct overpasses over Admiral Place and over Delaware Ave. in Tulsa were complete.

On January 13, 1937, the Oklahoma Highway Commission approved the designation of SH-55 from Rocky in Washita County to Carter in Beckham County.

On January 13, 1951, H. E. Bailey became the General Manager of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority in order to oversee construction of the Turner Turnpike.

On January 14, 1963, the surfacing of I-35 in Noble Co. was completed from approximately 7 miles north of US 64 and extending approximately 11 miles to the existing paved section of I-35 at SH 15.

On January 15, 1973, The Transportation Commission unanimously approved the authorization of the Department to implement the licensing, registration and permit procedures for control of outdoor advertising along interstate and federal-aid primary highways throughout the State.

On January 16, 1969, William M. Dane resigned as State Highway Director, effective February 1, 1969.

On January 17,1939, H. E. Bailey began his term as State Highway Commissioner, together with Sandy H. Singleton and George A. Meacham.

On January 18, 1978, the 262 ft. SH-2 bridge over Pine Creek, 6 miles northeast of Moyers in Pushmataha Co. was completed.

On January 21, 1986, a resolution was passed naming the new 4-lane US 69 Bypass the “George Nigh Expressway” for his efforts to complete the four-laning of U. S. Highway 69 border to border.

On January 22, 1957, surveying and plans for the Oklahoma City I-40 Crosstown Expressway are authorized.

On January 23, 1964, the 7-mile project to pave I-40 between SH 18 and the Seminole County Line was complete in Pottawatomie Co.

On, January 24, 1961, the State Highway Commission appointed Frank Lyons as the 4th Director of the Department of Highways.

On January 25, 1933, the Oklahoma Highway Commission approved SH-65 from Walters to the Texas State line.

On January 26, 2009, the project to reconstruct the SH-9 bridges over Rainy Mountain Creek and Stinking Creek was completed east of SH-115 in Kiowa county.

On January 27, 1927, the Oklahoma Legislature approved House Bill 75 changing the number of Highway Commissioners from three to five.

On January 27, 1947, the Legislature approved House Bill 1, increasing the number of Highway Commissioners to eight and creating the position of State Highway Director.

On January 28, 1986, a resolution was passed naming the new 4-lane US-69 Bypass in McAlester, the George Nigh Expressway.

On January 29, 1932, construction started on the office building and two shops for the Highway Department Division 3 offices in Ada.

On January 31, 1969, Gov. Bartlett attended the Highway Commission meeting and asked the Commission to review all policies regarding consulting engineering contracts.

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