Specific projects awarded this month include the addition of freeway ramps on US 90 in Bexar County, the widening of US 290 in Harris County and the reconstruction of FM 1472 in Webb County.
Proposition 1 dedicates a portion of oil and gas tax revenue to the state highway fund. It was approved last November by 80 percent of Texas voters.
The 200 planned projects will lead to over 800 miles of rehabilitated highways, nearly 500 miles of new highway lanes, 114 bridges replaced, widened or rehabilitated and an additional 159 miles of passing lanes on rural highways.
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