For the second day, rain played havoc with drivers on stretches of US 75 in McKinney.
McKinney city officials joined TxDOT workers in cutting off the freeway and then bringing in pumps to clear out the high water. Traffic was finally moving freely by late morning.
Drivers in Collin County can expect delays over the next couple of nights along Highway 75.
Two crashes involving 18-wheelers — one in McKinney and another in Dallas — created traffic headaches throughout North Texas late Monday night and into early Tuesday morning.
One of the biggest problem spots Friday was in Collin County. A pile up there, along Highway 75, snarled traffic for hours. The crash happened just north of McKinney in the town of Melissa.
Officers attempting to restrain a man on the Fitzhugh Bridge over Highway 75 in Dallas were unable to early Tuesday morning, as the man plummeted to the road below.
Downed power lines shut down both directions of US Highway 75, also known as Central Expressway, at Forest Lane on Tuesday afternoon.
Four mayors and two Collin County commissioners are drafting a letter to the Texas Department of Transportation, expressing concern over plans to widen Highway 75.
It was supposed to have been a cyclist’s dream ride on Central Expressway from downtown Dallas all the way to McKinney.
For one day this spring, a bicyclist group wants to keep all cars off a stretch of Central Expressway so that bikes can take over.
A pedestrian was killed on I-75 South in Plano on Wednesday morning after being struck by a vehicle. Police say the accident occurred before 6:00 a.m., causing extensive delays for morning commuters.
Three DFW roads are now on Texas’ top 10 “transit challenges” list. Two are on the Dallas side, and one is in Fort Worth.