DALLAS -- The Texas Turnpike Authority has unanimously approved studying the feasibility of taking over a 26-mile Dallas suburban highway project and making it part of the Dallas North Tollway system for an estimated $700 million.

At a meeting last Thursday, turnpike members authorized resolutions to spend up to $1 million to determine the feasibility of turning a longdelayed project started by the Texas department of transportation seven years ago into a toll road.

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