DALLAS - The North Texas Tollway Authority is still on track to build the $1.2 billion State Highway 161 after the Regional Transportation Council accepted the NTTA's "last and final offer" for valuing the toll road project.

By a narrow vote of 16 to 13 Tuesday, the RTC, a transportation planning consortium of governments in the North Texas region, signaled its preference for the NTTA's offer over private bidders for the project.

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