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NPT Capitol: El Paso to get extra slice of stimulus money

El Paso could receive an extra $75m in stimulus funds, according to plans unveiled by TXDOT yesterday.

El Paso is already in line to receive $21m from the federal government toward transportation projects. But yesterday TXDOT announced it was proposing to send another $75m to the sun city. That money, along with the El Paso MPO’s $21m and TRZ funds would be used to construct 4 direct connectors/flyover ramps at the interchange of I-10 and Loop 375.

“The Texas Transportation Commission is expected to vote on the $1.2 billion staff recommended list during a special meeting on March 5,” said TXDOT in a press release.

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Written by newspapertreeelpaso

February 26, 2009 at 10:47 am

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  1. Thank Joe Pickett for this project. He is an El Pasoan first and then a Democrat

    Ken G

    February 26, 2009 at 7:50 pm


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