Near the end of July, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced plans to convert 83 miles of road to gravel in South and West Texas. Roads have been damaged by higher traffic and can be converted to gravel much more quickly than they can be repaired.
The conversion will affect roads in four South Texas counties: Dimmit, La Salle, Live Oak, and Zavala.
Three miles of I-37 frontage in Live Oak County and a portion of FM 1916 in Dimmit County have already been converted. [Read more…]