Highway Construction

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Excitement As North Tarrant Express Project Nears Completion

A long-awaited highway project is inching towards a close, and local residents couldn’t be happier. The North Tarrant Expressway is set to reopen in October — two months earlier than projected.

CBS 11–09/04/2014

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I-30 Construction ‘Bumps’ Mean Repairs Will Take Longer

Tuesday evening crews shutdown two lanes of I-30, on both sides, until 6 a.m. Wednesday. For months drivers have bumped and rattled over a construction project that’s taking longer than planned.

CBS 11–09/02/2014

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Businesses Eye North Texas As Developers Enjoy Building Boom

The announcement that Toyota will be relocating its headquarters in Plano is big news, but developers and analysts say the news just adds to a bigger picture. Builders say North Texas is in the midst of a building boom.

CBSDFW.COM–05/12/2014

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More Texas Road Construction Means More Work Zone Accidents

For many North Texans it seems as if every local highway is currently under construction — and the assessment isn’t far off. According to TxDOT there are nearly two dozens construction zones along Interstate-35 alone.

CBSDFW.COM–04/16/2013

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

Construction on the LBJ Express Project near Interstate 35E in Dallas. (credit: CBSDFW.com)

Texas Cities Using LBJ Project As A Model

For a lot of North Texans traveling on Interstate-635/LBJ Freeway equals construction and traffic jams, but engineers across the state are using the roadwork project as a model.

CBSDFW.COM–11/01/2012

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18 Wheeler Crashes Into Restaurant Parking Lot

Diners in Wise County got quite a scare when an 18-wheeler veered off Highway 287 and crashed into a restaurant parking lot.

10/09/2012

Construction on the LBJ Express Project near Interstate 35E in Dallas. (credit: CBSDFW.com)

Bridges Starting To Open Up Along LBJ Express Project

A bright spot for drivers who make the commute along I-635, a bridge that is part of the LBJ Expressway Project is reopening Wednesday.

08/07/2012

Eye On Traffic: March 24-30

CBSDFW.COM’s Eye On Traffic blog gets you ready for your commute all week long. Every Friday afternoon we tell you about the hotspots you need to avoid in the coming week. DALLAS COUNTY – Julie […]

03/23/2012

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Traffic Headaches Expected With North Tarrant Expressway Project

A major Tarrant County construction project could cause problems for drivers.

03/13/2012

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Senate Ready To Pass Highway Programs Overhaul

The Senate is poised Tuesday to pass an overhaul of highway and transit programs.

03/13/2012

Eye On Traffic: March 3-9

CBSDFW.COM’s Eye On Traffic blog gets you ready for your commute all week long. Every Friday afternoon we tell you about the hotspots you need to avoid in the coming week. DALLAS COUNTY – Julie […]

03/02/2012

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