Next round of Texas Prop 1 transportation projects approved for $239 million

Updated Jul 1, 2015
I-35 Austin Texas
Interstate 35 through East Austin, Texas.

Texas_welcome_signThe Texas Transportation Commission (TTC) has approved 15 projects reaching $239 million as part of the fourth round of the Proposition 1 program, bringing the total to 75 projects projected at $662 million. There are 200 projects planned.

The third round included 28 projects at a total of $203 million.

“The commission and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) continue to deliver needed transportation projects that will greatly benefit Texas drivers and the state’s economy,” said TxDOT Executive Director Joe Weber.

Proposition 1, which was approved by the Texas voters last November, will fund 200 projects throughout the state, which will cover more than 800 miles of highway rehabilitation. This also will include 500 miles of new highway lanes; 114 replaced, widened, or rehabilitated bridges; and 159 miles of passing lanes added to rural highways.

Proposition 1 Fourth Round Project Funds

County                   Bid Total

Bee                  $1.14 million

Bell                  $16.67 million

Bexar              $81.78 million

Brazos             $7.54 million

Cherokee        $9.38 million

Childress        $2.56 million

Eastland         $0.81 million

Hardeman      $7.35 million

Harris             $60.09 million

Live Oak         $6.29 million

Lubbock         $14.58 million

Martin             $5.92 million

Oldham          $2.05 million

Scurry             $6.58 million

Walker            $16.59 million