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Crews Busy Working On I-30 Construction Drainage System

North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) crews are working non-stop on a drainage system along Interstate-30 in Fort Worth. Part of the interstate near the Chisholm Trail Parkway construction zone was covered in water after this past weekend’s downpour.

CBS 11–10/29/2013

Texas drivers use the shoulder of an Interstate during a traffic jam. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

Experts: Texas Heading Toward A Transportation Crisis

Some experts claim Texas is headed for a transportation crisis unless the state comes up with more money for highways. The current gasoline tax paid when you fill up at the pump doesn’t come close to keeping up with building and maintaining Texas highways.

CBSDFW.COM–12/05/2012

A driver tries to avoid potholes. (credit: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)

TxDOT: Oil & Gas Boom Hard On State Roadways

The oil, gas and wind industries have been huge for the Texas economy. One result of that boom has also meant that the oversized tractor-trailers and other heavy equipment used in energy production are taking a terrible toll on Texas roads.

CBSDFW.COM–10/25/2012

An airconditioning unit damaged by thieves at Adell Community Fellowship. (credit: Parker Co. Sheriff's Office)

Duncanville Church Holds Service After A/C Units Stolen

Beads of sweat formed on Pastor Joe Temte’s forehead Sunday shortly after holding his service. When a church member finally walked outside to check the air conditioning units, he realized three were gone – ripped out and stolen, most likely for the copper inside.

08/07/2011