Brazoria County (TX) Commissioners Approve Agreement Advancing the SH 288 Toll Project

The Facts (subscription required) reports, “A project aimed at relieving congestion along Highway 288 in northern Brazoria County is moving along on the county’s end, officials say. County commissioners approved . . . a financial assistance agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for a $10 million grant to cover development and design costs for the Brazoria County portion of the Highway 288 toll project.” A county attorney told commissioners, “This is the first step over about a four-year process of working on an agreement for the toll road.” The agreement now goes to the state transportation commission for review and approval.