, 2022-12-13 02:00:00,
Construction is well under way on the Choctaw Nation’s $165 million Hochatown playground complex near Broken Bow Lake and Beavers Bend State Park.
In June, Choctaw broke ground on a four-story, 202,000-square-foot resort in Hochatown, Oklahoma, about two hours east of its exclusive casino in Durant. The development will include 100 hotel rooms, 600 slot machines and eight table games, and is expected to be fully open by 2024.
“Construction remains on schedule for our scheduled completion time, which is late next year,” said Wendy Carter, executive director of marketing for the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. “Of course, that could be changing down the road just because of the supply chain and stuff, but so far we’ve been in good shape.”
Choctaw has begun work on a wastewater treatment plant and necessary outside utilities for the area, according to Carter. Exterior and interior walls have also been placed. She said Choctaw is working with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation to plan for the traffic the new developments will bring.
Last month, Hochatown residents voted to incorporate as a city. Carter said the vote will allow the city to add infrastructure and emergency services to the community.
He also said Choctaw is making a $25 million investment in multi-family housing in the Broken Bow area to provide affordable housing for the complex’s workforce when hiring begins. Choctaw is expected to believe…
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