Texas Gov. Approves $225M Fund For Eagle Ford Roads

Law360, Dallas (June 17, 2013, 7:43 PM EDT) -- Rural areas of Texas home to booming oil and gas development will be able to tap into a $225 million state fund for road and bridge repairs and improvements that can handle the industry’s heavy machinery, under legislation signed Friday by Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

The bill, S.B. 1747, sets up a grant program to be administered by the Texas Department of Transportation that will distribute much-needed money to county governments around the Eagle Ford Shale and Permian Basin, where energy exploration, development and production has...
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