OKLAHOMA CITY Culminating months of controversy and a battle with Oklahoma Gov. David Waiters, the state's Turnpike Authority yesterday approved selling $475 million of bonds to expand its toll road system by about 63 miles and improve its two oldest highways.

The unanimous approval of the bond package, coupled with $214 million for cash-financed maintenance projects on the 563-mile system, represented a compromise reached in recent days between the Turnpike Authority and Waiters.

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