If you’ve been on Interstate-35W, north of the Fort Worth mixmaster lately, you know very well that it’s been a slow ride. Construction in the area clearly has frustrations mounting.
With seven weeks left, the real wrangling in Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s first session now begins.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Diners in Wise County got quite a scare when an 18-wheeler veered off Highway 287 and crashed into a restaurant parking lot.
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.
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A major Tarrant County construction project could cause problems for drivers.