ECONOMIC IMPACT OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 35 ON TONKAWA, OKLAHOMA

ECONOMICS DATA WERE GATHERED AND ANALYZED, COVERING A 48 MONTH PERIOD (JANUARY 1961 THROUGH DECEMBER 1964), INVOLVING THE EFFECTS OF THE OPENING OF INTERSTATE 35 ON TONKAWA, OKLAHOMA AND THESE DATA WERE COMPARED WITH THE CONTROL CITY OF WOODWARD AND THE CONTROL COUNTY OF WOODWARD COUNTY. SUCH ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL INDICATORS AS LAND USE POPULATION, EMPLOYMENT, WAGES, EDUCATION, INCOME, SALES TAX, AND AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION ARE INCLUDED. INFORMATION FOR KAY (TONKAWA) AND WOODWARD COUNTIES ARE ANALYZED TO HELP UNDERSTAND THE TRADE AREA AND THE ECONOMIC FACTORS INFLUENCING THESE TWO COUNTIES. NO CONCLUSIONS WERE DRAWN IN THIS INTERIM REPORT. FIRM TRENDS WILL BE DESCRIBED WHEN THE FINAL REPORT FOR THE STUDY IS PREPARED AFTER 1972 AND LONG RANGE TRENDS HAVE MANIFESTED THEMSELVES IN THE STUDY AREA. /BPR/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Oklahoma Department of Highways

    200 NE 21st Street
    Oklahoma City, OK  USA  73105

    Bureau of Public Roads /US

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1968

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00201198
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bureau of Public Roads /US
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Hpr-1 (4) State 57-01-1
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 24 1994 12:00AM