Texas Public Radio 10/10/13 By Ryan Poppe

A special committee in the Texas Senate may have found a solution to the hundreds of miles of roads in South Texas and the Permian Basin that were slated to be converted into gravel.

The Texas Department of Transportation announcement near the end of the summer surprised members of the legislature and as the discussions wore on, the number of miles that were up for conversion grew into the hundreds.

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