The Texas Transportation Commission has approved funding for some local road improvements.

More than $9.6 million for projects in Crosby, Hockley, and Parmer counties were among 52 statewide projects approved by the Texas Transportation Commission during their October meeting, according to TxDOT.

More than five miles of Farm to Market Road 378 in Crosby County will be resurfaced at a cost of more than $2.66 million. The work will be done by Gilvin-Terrell, LTD. of Amarillo.

A $3.76 million project in Hockley County will rehabilitate a 6.5-mile stretch of Farm to Market Road 1585 from Farm to Market 303 to US 385. Allen Butler Construction of Ransom Canyon will complete the project.

In Parmer County, a 6.8 mile stretch of Farm to Market 1172 from Farm to Market 2397 to SH 86 is part of a enhancement project totaling more than $3.26 million. Gilvin-Terrell of Amarillo will perform the work.

No definite construction schedules have been set for the projects, but work on all three is anticipated to begin in early 2013.