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Opinion: Oak Hill Road Plan is taxpayer abuse

By the time you read these words, a federal judge will have ruled on whether the Texas Department of Transportation can make the historic community of Oak Hill into roadkill.

Since it seems like forever ago, the “Y” intersection of U.S. 290 and Texas 71 in Southwest Austin has been slated to become a freeway flyover. Most everyone who drives on U.S. 290 West favors such a project – that is, until they learn the specifics of this wasteful plan.

 

Read more from Carol Cespedes and Stephen Beers with The Austin Chronicle here.