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After a two-year pause, feds give Texas the go-ahead to resume a major Houston highway expansion

Across the state, major projects have drawn fierce opposition in recent years amid a reckoning over how freeway construction in the mid-20th century created and exacerbated racial and economic segregation.

An aerial view of four houses next to I-45 near downtown Houston on Sept. 16, 2019.

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