TxDOT ready to buy Hwy. 82 rights-of-way

Scott Reeves, director of transportation for the Wichita Falls district of TxDOT, addresses the county commissioners Monday afternoon.

MONTAGUE – The widening of U.S. Highway 82 from Nocona to Henrietta took a major step towards reality Monday as the Montague County Commissioner’s Court unanimously approved right-of-way agreements with the Texas Department of Transportation.

As a result of Monday’s action, in the coming weeks, representatives of the state’s transportation department will be negotiating contracts on between 100 and 120 parcels of land alongside U.S. Highway 82 from Nocona to the county line.

Read more in this week’s edition of The Nocona News.

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