Traffic World: Trans-Texas Corridor Scrapped

January 7, 2009: The Trans-Texas Corridor, a massive highway, rail and pipeline project, is road kill.

The controversial plan to create a 1,200-foot-wide multimodal highway that would funnel freight from Mexico deep into the U.S. heartland has been scrapped by the Texas Department of Transportation. In its place the Texas DOT favors a much more modest series of transportation improvements with more input from local communities.

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