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U.S. DOT to halt proposed I-45 expansion project in Houston

June 24, 2021


The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that it is halting any acquisition of properties over the widely critiqued I-45 expansion project in Houston, according to Harris County Precinct One Commissioner Rodney Ellis.

Also known as the North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP), the proposed $7.5 billion highway widening project would cut through downtown Houston, according to public interest advocacy group U.S. PIRG.

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