THOROUGHFARE PLAN

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WHAT IS A THOROUGHFARE PLAN?

A Thoroughfare Plan is a transportation planning tool that provides guidance on configuring the transportation system to support the community's future needs and is the long-range plan for major transportation facilities.  IT IS NOT A SET OF APPROVED CONSTRUCTION PLANS. 

 

For Ellis County, the last update was in 2007 but a lot has changed since then. The population has grown exponentially and with more growth headed towards Ellis County, we wanted to look at the county as a whole and develop recommendations to assist with those transportation issues. Ellis County hired Freese & Nichols, Inc. to update its Master Thoroughfare Plan.  This update gives reasonable long-term guidance to County officials and will be reviewed regularly and updated approximately every 5-7 years to reflect changes in growth and development. 

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CURRENT THOROUGHFARE PLAN

2019 Thoroughfare Plan Map                   2019 Thoroughfare Plan Report

Effective beginning 10/22/2019                            Analysis & findings of the current plan

Last amended on 09/22/2020

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2007 Thoroughfare Plan Map                   2000-01 Thoroughfare Plan Map

Effective June 2007 - Oct 21, 2019                      Effective February 2001 - June 2007 

 

2007 Thoroughfare Plan Report              2000-01 Thoroughfare Plan Report

Analysis & findings of the 2007 plan                    Analysis & findings of the 2001 pla          

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