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Transportation

TxDOT To Move Ahead With 249 Toll Road Despite Local Opposition

The Texas Transportation Commission is moving ahead with plans to extend the 249 Toll Road into rural Grimes County northwest of Houston. But residents told state officials the proposed “Aggie Highway” will ruin their quality of life.

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Gail Delaughter

Gail Delaughter

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From early-morning interviews with commuters to walks through muddy construction sites, Gail covers all aspects of getting around Houston. That includes walking, driving, cycling, taking the bus, and occasionally flying. Before she became transportation reporter in 2011, Gail hosted weekend programs for Houston Public Media. She's also covered courts in...

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