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In Wake of Session, Uncertainty Over Road Funding Persists

As this year's legislative session made clear, the Texas Department of Transportation needs more money to keep pace with the state's booming population. But recent funding requests and plans for reducing costs have stirred alarm throughout the state.

A damaged portion of the IH 37 frontage road, south of  FM 99 in Live Oak County, Texas on Friday, August 16, 2013. The road…

As this year's legislative session made clear, the Texas Department of Transportation needs more money to keep pace with the state's booming population. But recent funding requests and plans for reducing costs have stirred alarm throughout the state.

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