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TxDOT Launches New Website, Seeks Input on Planned Overhaul for I-35 through Downtown Austin

Date Published: November 9, 2020

The Texas Department of Transportation will host a virtual public scoping meeting to gather input on proposed improvements on I-35 from US 290 East to SH 71/Ben White Boulevard. The $4.9 billion improvement project, known as the I-35 Capital Express Central project, proposes adding two non-tolled managed lanes in each direction along I-35 from US […]

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Texas Transportation Commission Approves $3.4 billion for I-35 Improvements through Austin

Date Published: April 30, 2020

A major reconstruction of I-35 through downtown Austin is a step closer to reality, following action taken by the Texas Transportation Commission today. The Commission approved an update to the 2020 Unified Transportation Program (UTP) to allocate $3.4 billion for the I-35 Capital Express Central project. The $3.4 billion is from the Commission’s discretionary funds […]

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Texas Transportation Commission Clears the Way for Two Major I-35 Improvements in Travis County

Date Published: August 29, 2019

Today, the Texas Transportation Commission approved the 2020 Unified Transportation Program (UTP), which includes funding for the I-35 Capital Express North and South projects. The Capital Express program is made up of three, stand-alone projects – North, Central, and South. The North project proposes to add one, non-tolled managed lane in each direction along I-35 […]

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