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Denton-Trans Texas Corridor Finds Dour Resistance at Hearing
 


14 July 2006 at 10:23:22 AM
salon

Denton Record Chronicle

More than 200 people attended a Denton public hearing on the Trans-Texas Corridor, a proposed network of transportation routes integrating new and current highways, freight railways and utility rights of way. The corridor, proposed by the Texas Department of Transportation, is designed to reduce congestion on Interstate 35. ...

Most of the 16 people who spoke raised concerns about the project.

The state would purchase and own the land for the 1,200-foot-wide corridor, but private investment mostly would fund its development. A consortium headed by a Spanish firm, Cintra, and San Antonio-based Zachry Construction Corp. plans to construct the first section with private funds and collect toll revenue over 50 years.

Backers say the project would allow for construction of vital infrastructure that taxpayer dollars couldn't support. But critics worry the state would be taking too much private land and say foreign companies shouldn't be involved.


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