Ribbon cutting held for Wilshire Road project

$800K resurfacing was joint venture with cities of Yukon and Oklahoma City and Canadian County District 1


Joined by fellow city council members, city contractors and Canadian County Commissioner Marc Hader (second from left), Yukon Mayor Mike McEachern holds the large scissors during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Jan. 3 for a Wilshire Road paving project. Others pictured are Vice Mayor Donna Yanda, Council Member Rick Cacini, Council Member Shelli Selby, and Council Member Jeff Wootton (with son Van); along with Oklahoma City Assistant Public Works Director Debbie Miller and Kevin Brewer of Brewer Construction. The two-mile asphalt surfacing and road striping of Wilshire was between Richland Road and 11th Street in Yukon and Oklahoma City limits. Yukon and Oklahoma City split the cost, and Hader’s District 1 crews helped by installing a cement slurry for the estimated $1.3 million project. (Photo by Conrad Dudderar)