Tonight, Bandit, Ox, Luis, and I are joined by Pike Off OTA, who are fighting the never-ending battle of turnpikes, state level corruption, eminent domain, and much more. It is a controversial issue that is expected to impact many property owners across the state. A proposed turnpike expansion project is causing concern for some property owners. The resolution echoed concerns of Norman residents regarding various issues with the proposed South Extension Turnpike, chief among them being potential destruction and displacement of homes, disruption of wildlife and worries of pollution from runoff in natural water resources.
The Norman Transcript Article by Mindy Wood, July 31, 2022 - How the City of Norman was in on the plan from the beginning and why the turnpikes are all about bringing high-density housing to east-Norman.