By Mike Smith - Wright Wradio News Director - Published: June 13, 2017
Oklahoma transportation secretary Gary Ridley, who has worked with the state's network of roads and bridges for more than 50 years, is retiring. Governor Mary Fallin says the retirement of the 71 year old Ridley is effective immediately. He has served as secretary of transportation since 2009. Ridley served as division 5 maintenance engineer at Clinton beginning in 1986 and later became divison engineer at Clinton in 1995.