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Why Is There Opposition to Road Projects in Montgomery County?

In January, Montgomery County’s Commissioners Court approved an update to the county’s thoroughfare plan, a guidepost of sorts for transportation projects, including a proposed extension of Woodlands Parkway to Texas 249. However, a month after commissioners approved the plan, The Woodlands’ governing board unanimously passed a resolution opposing some of the projects. To learn more, […]

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In January, Montgomery County's Commissioners Court approved an update to the county's thoroughfare plan, a guidepost of sorts for transportation projects, including a proposed extension of Woodlands Parkway to Texas 249.

However, a month after commissioners approved the plan, The Woodlands' governing board unanimously passed a resolution opposing some of the projects.

To learn more, Maggie Martin talks with Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal about the thoroughfare plan, and we hear from Woodlands Township Board of Directors Vice Chairman Mike Bass about the township board's concerns.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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