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Call for Projects (CFP) Instructions

The East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOG) on behalf of the East Texas Rural Planning Organization, Kilgore, Texas is soliciting project proposals for all jurisdictions outside the Tyler and Longview MPO Service areas and within the East Texas Council of Governments 14-county region. The ETCOG region consists of the following 14-counties (and their respective cities within each county) as follows: Anderson, Camp, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Marion, Panola, Rains, Rusk, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt, and Wood. These counties are served by the Atlanta, Paris, and Tyler TxDOT Districts.

General Information
The East Texas Rural Planning Organization hereinafter referred to as ETRPO serves as the transportation planning organization in collaboration with TxDOT, for areas outside the Longview and Tyler MPO’s within the ETCOG region. ETCOG serves as the lead agency staff for the ETRPO Transportation Planning Policy Board.

ETRPO is issuing a Call for Projects (CFP) for the purpose of identifying transportation infrastructure needs, converting these needs into transportation projects, and then ranking and prioritizing these projects. The CFP is available on the ETCOG website at and describes the process and activities which need to be completed for submission of a project. Any revisions or updates to the CFP will be posted on the ETCOG website. Questions about the CFP may be sent via fax to: Melissa Cure, (903) 983-1440 or email to: Questions will be addressed upon receipt. A proposers’ conference will be held at 10:00 a.m., November 16th in the ETCOG offices located at 3800 Stone Road, Kilgore, Texas 75662. Questions regarding the CFP must be received by end of the proposers’ conference. The final Q&A document will be posted on the ETCOG website by close of business on November 20, 2015.

One original of the project response must be received at the ETCOG by 12 noon CST on December 18, 2015. Email submissions are acceptable and must be received by the same deadline.

Submission of Project Proposals
By Mail
East Texas Council of Governments
Attention: Melissa Cure
3800 Stone Road
Kilgore, Texas 75662

Hand Delivery
East Texas Council of Governments
Attention: Melissa Cure
3800 Stone Road
Kilgore, Texas 75662

By Email



Call For Projects
Questions & Answers (Updated 11/17)



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