Local Government Projects overview
TxDOT defines a Local Government Project as a transportation project in which at least one phase of project development is managed by a local government agency for which it is being reimbursed with federal or state funding. It may also include a locally-funded project managed by a local government on the state highway system.
The phases of project development that may be managed or performed by a local government may include:
- Right of way acquisition.
- Utility relocation.
Each phase contains many individual steps, which may be unique to a specific project. Many phases are sequential while others can be performed concurrently.
Local government definition
The term local government includes:
- County and regional toll authorities.
- Regional mobility authorities.
- Metropolitan planning organizations.
- Some private entities.
TxDOT maintains oversight responsibility for all activities performed by the local government.
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