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Relating to a study by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute on the
impacts to state and local roads and bridges from increasing
maximum weight limits for certain vehicles transporting sand.
Estimated Two-year Net Impact to General Revenue Related Funds for HB2855, Committee Report 1st House, Substituted: a negative impact of ($450,000) through the biennium ending August 31, 2021.
The bill would make no appropriation but could provide the legal basis for an appropriation of
funds to implement the provisions of the bill.
HB 2855 would direct The Texas A&M Transportation Institute to conduct a study on the estimated impacts to state and local roads and bridges resulting from increasing the maximum allowable weight limits established for a truck-tractor and semitrailer combination transporting sand at the gross weights and axle requirements as specified by acts of the 85th Legislature.
Texas Action remains neutral on HB 2855 as it does not affect our liberty principles.