Stakeholders Scrutinize Proposed Trans-Texas High-Speed Rail Corridor

The Texas Department of Transportation gets regional comment regarding its proposed 4,000-mile-long network of passenger and truck lanes, high-speed rail and data infrastructure corridors.
April 15, 2004, 1pm PDT | C. Scott Smith
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"The state estimates it will need 584,000 acres of right of way to construct the project at a price between $145 billion and $183 billion. It would incorporate federal plans for Interstate 69. But some area residents voiced concerns over property rights and a lack of necessity for the road during a TxDOT scoping meeting conducted Tuesday in Victoria to get regional comment on the project."

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Published on Thursday, April 15, 2004 in The Victoria Advocate
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