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    Seems like a very short sided approach to build the substation along the banks of the river. Seems like prime real estate for the future.

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    Quote Originally Posted by worthy cook View Post
    Seems like a very short sided approach to build the substation along the banks of the river. Seems like prime real estate for the future.
    the access to this entire site makes large scale development very very problematic if not impossible

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoulderSooner View Post
    the access to this entire site makes large scale development very very problematic if not impossible
    The access is no issue when it comes to large scale developments. They can make new access if the will is there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Plutonic Panda View Post
    The access is no issue when it comes to large scale developments. They can make new access if the will is there.
    really where would that be??

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoulderSooner View Post
    really where would that be??
    oh please it is done all the time in major cities. Pay attention next time you are in a major city and you will know their road networks are far more complex than OKC's. It is possible.

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    We invented bridges at some point in the past.

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    Quote Originally Posted by d-usa View Post
    We invented bridges at some point in the past.
    Bridges, tunnels, and marvels of modern engineering. China can build a 30 mile bridge into the ocean and Norway can build a 30 mile undersea tunnel with underground directional interchanges but we can't build access to this site. LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Plutonic Panda View Post
    Bridges, tunnels, and marvels of modern engineering. China can build a 30 mile bridge into the ocean and Norway can build a 30 mile undersea tunnel with underground directional interchanges but we can't build access to this site. LOL
    Oklahoma developers have proven unwilling to do certain things, especially without state or city assistance. More ambitious developers don't develop here, so we get stuck with developers not wanting to try.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonny d View Post
    Oklahoma developers have proven unwilling to do certain things, especially without state or city assistance. More ambitious developers don't develop here, so we get stuck with developers not wanting to try.
    Developers donít develop if buyers donít buy. Donít blame the developers. Blame the many in OK who wonít pay a penny more than they absolutely have to. For the most part, developers reflect demand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover View Post
    Developers don’t develop if buyers don’t buy. Don’t blame the developers. Blame the many in OK who won’t pay a penny more than they absolutely have to. For the most part, developers reflect demand.
    The main issue I think is the demand is not there for building access to this site but what BS is suggesting it can't be done is not true.

    The standards in Oklahoma are seemingly rising. There needs to be more money flowing this state. California has a virtual river of money flowing through and it's incredible how much people spend there. It takes me months to buy a designer shirt at Barney's and the person in front of has 20 items and paying the bill that looks like a receipt with a black card is 10 more behind me is the norm. Oklahoma needs more money and better paying jobs here.

    I also have noticed waaaaaaay more nicer cars on the road here than I did before I moved.

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    I think their asking price is way too high. That's over $400,000 an acre, and this land has very limited access. Land on the other side of the river is significantly cheaper, and doesn't have the access issues.

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    Realistically speaking. Adding on and off ramps to 15th street from shields is the only option. No one is going to spend the money to build a tunnel or a super large bridge structure. I assume access would have to come from cotton mill site which also has access issues. Also, dealing with the railroad is a pain in the but. A mountain is probably an easier problem to overcome then RR company.

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