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Austin urban rail ballot could include I-35 fixes

The Austin City Council, looking to broaden the appeal of what could be a $700 million urban rail bond election in November, is considering tacking on road improvements from among $480 million in possible projects.

That number, about two-thirds of it devoted to improving Interstate 35 interchanges, likely will be cut more or less in half over the next couple of weeks before the council votes on it. But the proposal from city staffers indicates that Austin voters almost certainly will have a mix of rail and roads to vote on this fall.

Read more: http://www.statesman.com/news/news/local/austin-urban-rail-ballot-could-include-i-35-fixes/ngJKF/

 

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