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November 2010

Langston Officials Celebrate Completion of Extensive Road Project

 

LU Ribbon Cutting
State and local officials joined community leaders and university administrators in a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially announce completion of the repaving of old State Highway 33 and the initial paving of sidewalks along the “Miracle Mile.” Pictured are: Charles King, executive director for Langston Community Development Corporation; State Rep. Lee Denney, R-Cushing; Alicia Sumlin, Langston City Council; Langston City Mayor Blayne Hinds; Langston University Dr. JoAnn W. Haysbert; Logan County Commissioner Mike Pearson; Paul Green, division engineer for Oklahoma Department of Transportation; Casey Shell, director of operations for ODOT; State Sen. James Halligan, R-Stillwater; Joe Echelle, ODOT project engineer.

Sunny skies and a cool breeze helped usher in a new era for Langston University and the City of Langston Wednesday as state and local officials joined community leaders and university administrators in a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially announce completion of the repaving of old State Highway 33 and the initial paving of sidewalks along the “Miracle Mile.”

The ceremony featured comments from elected officials, university administrators, transportation officials, and administrators from the City of Langston. The event was held outside the post office in the City of Langston.

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