Lubbock seeks TIGER money for major road initiative - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

9/6/09

Lubbock seeks TIGER money for major road initiative

By James Clark | email

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Lubbock officials will try to grab a TIGER, not by the tail but by its purse strings. Part of President Obama's economic stimulus plan is something called TIGER or Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery.   The city hopes the so-called Northwest Passage will qualify. Its $29.5 million of projects including

  • the widening of Loop 289 from Frankford to North Quaker
  • the widening of Erskine from Frankford to Quaker
  • the redesign of North Quaker at Loop 289
  • and the extension of Slide Road to Clovis Road.

City council is expected to authorize the Mayor to request the TIGER grant.

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