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Persistence pays for area officials


Ennis Daily News file photo / A project to four-lane the U.S. 287 Bypass from I-45 to SH 34 has been waiting on $61 million in funding to get off the ground for years.

Ennis Daily News file photo / A project to four-lane the U.S. 287 Bypass from I-45 to SH 34 has been waiting on $61 million in funding to get off the ground for years.

Nick Todaro, [email protected]

After more than 30 years of asking, Ennis has been told it will soon have the necessary funding support to complete a highway project that began as a way to clear up congestion on U.S. 287.

The prospect of a complete U.S. 287 Bypass project seemed out reach for a long time to the officials and stakeholders who have worked with the state transportation authority to see the work done.

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