Beaumont Enterprise » Houston-based Phillips 66 Co. says a new pipeline from West Texas to the Gulf Coast will cost $2 billion to build. In its second quarter 2018 earnings report Phillips 66 Co. said the system will have a capacity of 800,000 barrels of crude oil, connecting two oil fields with the Texas coast.
Dallas News » Funds to improve three highway logjams are being used as leverage to persuade the Texas Transportation Commission to build LBJ East, the 10.8 miles of Interstate 635 between Interstate 30 and Central Expressway that has been deemed the region’s top transportation project. The three potentially endangered projects are the Interstate 30 bridge over Lake Ray Hubbard. Interstate 35E between LBJ and the Denton County line and U.S. Highway 80 east toward Kaufman County.