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Section 7: Category 3E - NHS: Miscellaneous

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Description

This category is to address miscellaneous projects associated with other mobility projects on the NHS. Generally, these projects are a necessarily delayed part of a larger project that has already been constructed or a type of project not eligible for Category 3A selection.

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Restrictions

These funds can be spent only on the NHS, and only for the miscellaneous projects selected for development.

All projects must be developed in accordance with applicable federal and state environmental requirements. All projects must be designed, constructed, operated, and maintained in accordance with state laws, regulations, directives; and safety, design, and construction standards as required by TEA-21.

Projects in this category must have the concurrence of the MPO if located within their area of jurisdiction.

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Project Selection

The commission approves projects selected for this category. Project selection is made at the state level based on criteria to assure timely and effective use of the funds.

Districts receive program authority for the projects selected.

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Policy

Projects in this category are prioritized statewide as an integral part of projects funded in Category 3A.

Match for preliminary engineering, construction, and right-of-way purchase/utility adjustments will be in accordance with TxDOT's Policy for Matching Funds - Participation Ratios.

Levels of authorization are assigned to the projects selected for development as part of the NHS.

  • Priority 1 - projects authorized for PS&E completion, utilities adjustments and construction within the next four fiscal years
  • Priority 2 - projects authorized for PS&E preparation and right-of-way acquisition.
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