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T&I Member-designated Projects

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) plans to advance surface transportation authorization legislation later this spring, building on H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, from the 116th Congress. Chairman Peter DeFazio announced that the T&I Committee will formally accept requests for projects from House Members.

The T&I Committee process for considering member projects is separate and distinct from the House Committee on Appropriations’ process for considering Community Project Funding requests. Projects funded through the surface transportation authorization will be funded directly from the Highway Trust Fund, and they do not require a separate or subsequent appropriation.

Please note:

  • Only legally-eligible entities, including state and local units of government, may request projects. 
  • Project sponsors must comply with all relevant federal laws and regulations.
  • A request submitted by Congressman Doggett to the Committee does NOT guarantee the project will be funded.

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Transparency

All requests submitted by Congressman Doggett to the T&I Committee are posted below. Members will be required to certify that neither they nor their immediate family have a financial interest in the requests made.

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Projects Requested

Listed below are the projects Congressman Doggett has submitted to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
Note: The projects are listed in alphabetical order by project sponsor.

 

Project Sponsor: City of Austin, Texas
Project Name/Location: Austin Ross Road Substandard Street
Ross Road from the intersection at SH 71 at the north to Pearce Lane and another segment of Ross Road, via an offset, from Pearce Lane to the intersection of Heine Farm Road at the south.
Austin, Texas 78617
Requested Amount: $10,000,000

 

Project Sponsor: City of Austin, Texas
Project Name/Location: Austin Bergstrom Spur Urban Trail
Abandoned rail spur from Vinson Drive to ABIA Austin, Texas 78767
Requested Amount: $10,000,000

 

Project Sponsor: City of Kyle, Texas
Project Name/Location: Kyle Loop of the Emerald Crown Trail
In Kyle, Texas 78640, from the Blanco River on the west to Cool Springs and Pecan Woods subdivisions on the east, nearing Hwy 21. Much of the project is along the Plum Creek or its contributing branches.
Requested Amount: $3,000,000

 

Project Sponsor: San Antonio River Authority
Project Name/Location: Menger Creek Connection to Salado Creek
AT&T Center to Salado Creek, San Antonio, TX 78219
Requested Amount: $3,082,619