Sudden Death For NAFTA Highway Plan

Posted on Thursday, January 08 at 23:17 by NAUWATCH

Tens of thousands of opponents to a NAFTA highway project that would have crossed Texas with a corridor the width of four football fields have been given good news by the state: the Trans-Texas Corridor plan is being dropped.

Official word came from Amadeo Saenz Jr., the chief of the Texas Department of Transportation, during the state's annual transportation forum in Austin this week.

"The Trans-Texas Corridor, as a single-project concept, is not the choice of Texans, so we decided to put the name to rest," he said, according to the Houston Chronicle. "To be clear, the Trans-Texas Corridor as it is known, no longer exists.

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