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Eagle Ford: $250m proposed for highways




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AUSTIN -- An additional $250 million may be available for Texas highways impacted by energy sector traffic, Sen. Judith Zaffirini announced Oct. 15 in a Senatorial District 21 press release.

It would fund 70 maintenance and repair projects statewide, including 25 in 9 Senate District 21 counties, Atascosa, Duval, Guadalupe, Karnes, La Salle, Live Oak, McMullen, Wilson, and Webb.

The repairs are necessary because of the extremely high volume of oil- and gas-industry truck traffic in Senate District 21, which includes the majority of rigs, the majority of production, and the top-producing counties in the Eagle Ford shale.

Despite the fact that oil and gas development in the Eagle Ford shale contributed more than $1.24 billion in state revenue in 2012 alone, the Texas Department of Transportation has proposed converting some paved state highways in the shale region to unpaved roads.

The $250 million is in addition to $225 million for 39 energy sector-impacted state highway projects that the Texas Legislature approved during the 83rd Texas Legislative Session.
 

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Billy Bob  
Texas  
November 6, 2013 2:04pm
 
TAX the TRUCKING COMPANIES They are the ones tearing up the roads. Make them TOLL ROADS for trucks. Cars and small trucks unrelated to the oil boom still go free.

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