The latest: After a commitment from the city of Houston to help fund the $60 million expansion of Northpark Drive from four to six lanes with an overpass across Loop 494, the LHRA is seeking to expand the authority's lifespan beyond 2027 so it can issue bonds and start the project. The LHRA was originally scheduled to dissolve in 2027. A 21-year expansion to 2048 must be approved by the city of Houston.
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