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TxDOT approves $22.8 million in roadway improvements

The Texas Transportation Commission approved six projects worth $22.8 million for the 12-county Odessa District, including two funded by Proposition 1, according to a Monday release from the Texas Department of Transportation. The six projects approved from the July bid openings are: — A project to resurface approximately 2.5 miles of West Loop 338 from Kermit Highway going north was ...

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Abbott’s $4 billion pledge for TxDOT could be hard to fulfill

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott made the pledge repeatedly throughout his successful run this year to the governorship: His transportation plan would put an additional $4 billion a year into Texas highways “without raising taxes, fees or tolls.” Once elected, he made the $4 billion pledge one of his top legislative priorities. But the governor-elect’s tantalizing proposal may be illusory. ...

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