Texas roads will soon see some upgrades. More than $1.7 billion will now be available for Texas Highway Projects. Last month voters approved a Constitutional Amendment allowing for more money for Texas roads. The Texas Department of Transportation hasn't identified specific project that would be financed but instead offered guidelines.
The Texas Department of Transportation suggests 30 percent for roadway congestion relief projects, another 30 percent for projects connecting rural roads to interstates, and other highways. The remaining 40 percent will be used for maintenance and to repair damaged roads.