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Sen. Watson proposes funding options for TxDOT’s $4.3B plan for I-35

Published on May 26, 2016 under CommunityImpact

State Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin, proposed several options May 26 to help fund the Texas Department of Transportation’s $4.3 billion plan to improve I-35 in Hays, Travis and Williamson counties. By creating a partnership with TxDOT and local governments, Watson said the area could take advantage of using local dollars to finance projects such as lowering the main lanes of I-35 between Cesar Chavez and 15th streets and building express, or toll, lanes on the section in Travis County. “I believe we can do this without the need for a [transportation] bond election this year,” he said during a luncheon […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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