After weeks of fierce lobbying by local leaders and business groups, the Texas Transportation Commission voted Thursday to include the longstanding plan to extend the Grand Parkway through Galveston County on its 2020 funding schedule.

With the funding secured, it’s time to move forward with the project itself, League City Mayor Pat Hallisey said.

Matt deGrood: 409-683-5230; matt.degrood@galvnews.com

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David Smith

The map shows section B starts at I45 and proceeds west through Alvin to Hwy 288..

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