$750M county bond vote on tap

by | May 17, 2018 | Latest

The stalling of traffic along Hwy. 380 as wreck after wreck occurs is one reason the Collin County Commissioner’s Court is calling a $750 million bond. (Michael O’Keefe/First Response Photography)

Collin County Commissioners last week called a $750 million bond election to fund freeways and arterial roads that address rapid growth expected to more than double the population of the county over the next 20 years.

The bond election is set for Nov. 6 and includes three propositions, $600 million for limited access roadways, $140 million for arterial roads and $10 for parks and open space improvements.

In addition, the county already has approval for $46 million in roadway spending but has not sold those bonds.

“We are moving this forward,” County Judge Keith Self said of calling the election.

By Joe Reavis • Staff Writer • [email protected]

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