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<br /> VOLUME 42 | ISSUE 5 | SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017<br /> BRIDGING<br /> THE PAST IN<br /> CORPUS CHRISTI<br /> A TxDOT-led exhibit captures<br /> the history of neighborhoods<br /> affected by the new Harbor Bridge<br /> Replacement Project.<br /> IT’S TIME<br /> TO TAKE THE<br /> HIRE ROAD<br /> JAMES BASS<br /> EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR<br /> When the Texas Legislature ended its regular session<br /> this past May, Texas had a new set of laws and TxDOT<br /> had a new budget.<br /> All in all, this was a good session for us.<br /> We were appropriated more money to put to our core<br /> mission. About $3.5 billion more than the previous<br /> 2016-2017 biennium.<br /> And legislators gave us the green light to hire more<br /> employees, about 313 more. 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