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January 9th, 2008
Pass-through road pact still alive

By BILL PETERSON
Hays Highway Editor

SAN MARCOS – As Precinct 2 Commissioner Jeff Barton ticked through the options emerging from a Monday meeting with high-ranking state officials, the future for state road projects in Hays County was no more clear.

But if the present, in the temporal sense, could be a present, in the material sense, road advocates in Hays County received a nice one from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

A $133.2 million pass-through agreement with TxDOT to finance road projects, feared to be all but dead months ago, is alive and well. TxDOT said so in the Monday meeting with county officials, during which the options for going forward emerged with wide-open possibilities.

Read more at www.HaysHighway.com

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