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William R. Stockton

Senior research fellow, Texas A&M Transportation Institute

William R. Stockton, P.E. is a senior research fellow, Regents fellow, and executive associate agency director at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.

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Rural Texas highways give us a reliable path to the pump

Our almost unquenchable thirst for fuel has delivered great news on the job front, but it has also required rural highways to work overtime. Those roads are seeing far higher and heavier levels of traffic than they were designed to handle, not only from oil transports but also from myriad vehicles that support drilling operations. The result is big-city gridlock in rural locales.