Cherokee Nation, Tahlequah officials open road improvement project

Cherokee Nation, Tahlequah officials open road improvement project
Cherokee Nation, Tahlequah officials open road improvement project

From left are Cherokee Nation Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Executive Director Michael Lynn, Secretary of State Tina Glory Jordan, Deputy Chief Bryan Warner, Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr., Special Envoy for International Affairs and Language Preservation Joe Byrd, Dist. 2 Tribal Councilor Candessa Tehee, Tahlequah City Administrator Alan Chapman, CN Transportation Director Andy Quetone, Tahlequah Mayor Sue Catron and CN Chief of Staff Todd Enlow. CN officials joined Tahlequah leaders to cut the ribbon on the Bliss Avenue road improvement project on Aug. 30. TAHLEQUAH – Cherokee Nation officials on Aug. 30 joined Tahlequah city leaders to cut the ribbon on the Bliss Avenue road improvement project.

Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr., Deputy Chief Bryan Warner, Secretary of State Tina Glory Jordan, Chief of Staff Todd Enlow, Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Executive Director Michael Lynn, Director of Transportation Andy Quetone, Dist. 2 Tribal Councilor Candessa Tehee, and Special Envoy for International Affairs and Language Preservation Joe Byrdmet with Tahlequah Mayor Sue Catron and City Administrator Alan Chapman to celebrate the road work, which was completed on Bliss Avenue running north from E. Downing Street to Kay Lane.

“Improving our infrastructure within the Cherokee Nation really is a critical component of the quality of life for Cherokee citizens, but projects like this benefit all of us, regardless of tribal citizenship,” Hoskin said. “Road improvement projects can increase the value of the properties that are served by those projects and can also be an inducement to private investment. I’m proud of […]

Click here to view original article at www.cherokeephoenix.org