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Welcome to transportation planning within the Sherman - Denison, Texas urban area. We are located 70 miles north of Dallas along the Red River which separates Texas and Oklahoma. Home to beautiful Lake Texoma and Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge.
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The next scheduled meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee will be on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 9:00 am in the TxDOT Sherman Area Office located at 3904 US 75, Sherman, TX 75090. 

The next scheduled meeting of the MPO Policy Board will be on Wednesday, April 3, 2017 at 8:00 am in the Grayson County Commissioners Courtroom located at 100 W. Houston St., Sherman, TX 75090.  Click HERE to see the agenda for the meeting.

Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Policy Board Meeting - 8:00a
Click on the image below to read the latest issue of the Texas Transportation Researcher
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Paris District, with support from the Grayson County Regional Mobility Authority (GCRMA), is proposing to construct a new roadway from CR 60 to FM 121 in Grayson County, Texas, preliminarily referred to as the Grayson County Spur Road.

The public meeting will be held on Monday, March 20, 2017, in the Gunter High School Cafeteria, 1102 North 8th Street, Gunter, TX 75058.


Click HERE for additional information.
Reports, Articles and Topical Data of Interest

Below are some articles that might be of interest to MPO members and the general public:

 01/19/2017 $21.7M improvements to 75/82 intersection would  improve traffic flow
 02/01/2017 SDMPO approves $253 million list of projects
 02/06/2017 TxDOT Celebrates 100 Years Of Service To Texans
 02/13/2017 With money tight, Texas budget writers eyeing billions approved by voters for roads
 02/13/2017 Texas transportation funds will be protected, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says
 02/14/2017 Much of 10 year roadwork plan will focus on Hwy. 75
 02/22/2017 Commission discusses 10-year, $70 billion project plan to improve Transportation in Texas
 02/24/2017 Texas Department of Transportation updates commission on $70B plan
 03/10/2017 House proposal could claw back billions Texas voters approved for roads
 03/14/2017 Work begins on $1T infrastructure plan
   

CONGRESS PASSES AND PRESIDENT SIGNS NEW FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION BILL

The new federal transportation bill entitled "Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act" or FAST Act was signed into law by the president on December 4th. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has developed a website to provide pertinent information to interested parties.

Click HERE to go to the FHWA website.
The Association of MPOs (AMPO) has developed a summary of the FAST Act. To see the summary click HERE.

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To read some interesting transportation facts about the state of Texas click on the image to the right.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AVAILABLE ONLINE:

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  • Curious about basic transportation statistics and trends?  Click on the image to the left and see the 2015 Pocket Guide to Transportation published by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

  • Want to know the latest recalls from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration? Click here to open the link!




STATUS OF PROJECTS IN GRAYSON COUNTY

The Texas Department of Transportation tracks all of its projects on an ongoing basis.  To find out the status of projects in Grayson County go to the link below and choose "View Highway Projects by", select by county, then choose "Grayson County".

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Presentations

MPO staff will occasionally place presentations below that might be of interest to the public-at-large and/or MPO Board or TAC members.

To see a brief presentation on how MPOs came to be click here 
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