House Representative

Straus, Joe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 09/14/2015

STRAUS APPLAUDS REMOVAL OF TOLLS FROM 281 PLANS

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus (San Antonio) released the following statement Monday following the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization’s vote to remove tolls from the planned expansion of Highway 281:

"Today the Alamo Area MPO took a very positive step toward improving mobility in San Antonio. This vote shows that local and state officials are working together to address our transportation needs and relieve congestion in a responsible way. I want to thank the members of the MPO for taking this meaningful vote, and I look forward to working with them further to begin the expansion of Highway 281."


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