Want a better Interstate 35 through Central Texas? Got $1.9 billion?
That loud number is quietly tucked onto page 8 of a plan the Texas Department of Transportation completed in August for overhauling the area’s transportation problem child. Make that “problem grandfather,” given that much of the road was completed in the 1950s.
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CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story said a typical decade-long planning and construction period for highway projects is more than $10 million. The correct number is more than $10 billion.