Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD
State Firms Win Federal Contracts
WASHINGTON _ Federal contracts have been awarded to 10 Oklahoma-based companies.
Tadpole Cattle Co. Inc. of Bartlesville won a $2.3 million contract from the Bureau of Land Management for work at a wild horse maintenance facility.
Pope Construction Inc. of Oklahoma City won a $124,990 contract from the General Services Administration for elevator additions in Hugo.
Aduddell Roofing of Moore received an $86,263 contract to replace a deteriorated, built-up roof at the Finkbeiner USAR Center in Little Rock, Ark.
Federal Corp. of Oklahoma City won a $24,475 contract from Tinker Air Force Base to fabricate cast iron pressure-powered pumps.
Keymiaee Aero-Tech of Oklahoma City won a $66,157 contract from the Fleet and Industrial Supply Center for foam dunnage.
HLP M Partnership of Moore won a $942,975 lease award from the General Services Administration.
Yates Construction of Shawnee obtained a $144,659 contract from the Department of Health and Human Services to replace roof membrane, insulation and flashing at Haskell PHS IHC in Lawrence, Kan.
The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded LVI Environmental Services Inc. of Shawnee a $1.23 million contract for asbestos abatement and renovations at a multipurpose building.
Turley Construction Co. of Muskogee won a $60,611 contract from Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma for concrete bunkers.
Church Roofing Inc. of Luther was awarded a $100,365 contract by Tinker Air Force Base for roof repairs. Group Organizes Against Turnpike Increases
CHICKASHA_ About 200 Chickasha-area residents agreed to boycott the turnpike through town rather than pay higher tolls.
"Welcome to the Oklahoma turnpike rebellion!" toll protestor Fred Howell told participants at a meeting that pitted Grady County residents against Oklahoma Turnpike Authority Director Terry Young.
The turnpike authority raised the fees for the H.E. Bailey Turnpike 64 percent this month for drivers who use the electronic PikePass toll-paying system. It was part of statewide increases on toll roads. Young told residents the turnpike authority applied the toll increases fairly across Oklahoma. …