House Representative

White, James

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 07/08/2016

Texas Transportation Commission to Host Energy Sector Workshop

Austin, TX) - The Texas Transportation Commission is hosting a workshop for energy impacted areas in Carthage, TX. State Representative James White highly encourages officials from counties, cities, regional authorities, energy industry representatives, state/congressional officials, and other interested stakeholders impacted by the Haynesville-Bossier.

The purpose of this workshop is to discuss and receive feedback on the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Energy Sector Corridor Improvement Program.

The workshop will take place on July 21st, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame (310 W. Panola St., Carthage, TX 75633). Presentations and updated information will be posted on TxDOT’s website at ww.roadsfortexasenergy.com. Interested parties can RSVP to Trent Thomas at trent.thomas@txdot.gov or 512-463-6397.

"Southeast Texans understand that energy resource development provides employment for thousands of Texans and is a vital source of jobs throughout the state. The development of energy resources places heavy demands on transportation infrastructure, creating challenges for TxDOT and local governments to maintain the state’s highways, roads, and bridges. I encourage all our Southeast Texas officials to attend this workshop on the Energy Sector Corridor Improvement Program," said Rep. White.

If you have any questions, please contact State Representative James White's office at (512) 463-0490 or (409) 283-3700.