With Bonds in the Mix, Texas Moves Ahead With Katy, Border Road Plans

Albanese, Elizabeth
March 2002
Bond Buyer;3/14/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31344, p3
Trade Publication
Reports the approval of the U.S. Federal Highway Administration to finance the expansion of the Kate Freeway in Houston, Texas. Agreement signed by Texas Governor Rick Perry to link his proposed Texas Trans Corridor with a highway in Mexico; Usage of toll revenue bonds to finance part of the project; Restructuring plan of the highway.


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