Court Ruling Allows CTRMA to Proceed with TX 45SW Construction

Austin American-Statesman reports, “A federal judge in Austin has denied an injunction in the Texas 45 Southwest case, allowing construction to begin on the tollway. The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority will build and operate the 3.6-mile, four-lane road connecting FM 1626 to South MoPac Boulevard (Loop 1).” The ruling does not terminate an underlying lawsuit filed by a group that is challenging the project’s environmental approval. However, as the newspaper notes, arguments on the injunction motion “concentrated on the underlying law, becoming in effect a mini-trial before [Judge Lee] Yeakel. . . .” The coalition had no immediate comment.

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