Oklahoma Transportation Commissioners this week voted to award 23 contracts totaling almost $80 million to improve highways, roads and bridges in 19 counties. Contracts were awarded for projects in Bryan, Caddo, Canadian, Carter, Choctaw, Cleveland, Comanche, Delaware, Grady, Marshall, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Ottawa, Payne, Pittsburg, Pottawatomie, Seminole, Sequoyah and Tulsa counties.

In Pottawatomie County, a contract in the amount of $334,676.95 was awarded to B&B Construction Service J.T., Inc., based in Clayton, for joint seal and repairs at multiple locations in Division III, which include interstates, U.S. Highways, state highways, county and city streets.

B&B has been allotted 100 days to complete the work.

A list of all awarded contracts can be found by visiting www.odot.org/contracts, selecting the October 2018 letting, clicking Go, then Award.

Just more than $7 million in contracts were rejected by ODOT in October.

The eight-member Transportation Commission, appointed by the governor to oversee the state’s transportation development, awards contracts every month for road and bridge construction. The commission’s next meeting is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3.

Contracts, bid information, the commission’s monthly agenda and project details can be viewed at www.odot.org.