I-45 Green Loop Rendering

Transportation

Could Central Houston’s proposed downtown amenities make the I-45 project more palatable for its critics?

Posted on · As part of TxDOT's plan to expand Interstate 45, which is largely paused pending an investigation by the Federal Highway Administration, a downtown economic development group is pushing a proposal to incorporate $737 million in multimodal and greenspace amenities.

Local activists say the I-45 expansion would increase pollution, worsen traffic congestion, and displace hundreds located in underserved communities.

Transportation

TxDOT gets the OK to continue limited work on a controversial I-45 expansion

Posted on · The expansion was put on hold by the Federal Highway Administration in March over possible violations under Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

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