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Badly-Needed Highway Repairs Coming Soon To DFW Area

Hundreds of millions of your tax dollars are headed back to North Texas in the form of state highway money to fund much-needed repairs and expansions.


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

Study: North Texans Spending More Time Stuck In Traffic

A new study, by the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M University, suggests there isn’t enough being done to ensure the nation’s transportation system will be able to keep up with job growth, when the economy gets better.


Traffic backs up Interstate-35 in Texas. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers/Getty Images)

Growth Could Cost DFW Federal Highway Money

A possible change in the way Washington distributes highway money could work against North Texas and it’s all a result of dramatic population growth.


Trucks pass by a sign indicating the nighttime speed limit in West Texas. (credit: Rick Scibelli/Getty Images)

Texas Senate Approves Raising Speed Limits To 75MPH

Texas drivers may soon be going faster. The state Senate has approved raising highway speed limits to 75 miles per hour in some areas.


Uncollected trash sits on a street. (credit: Carlo Hermann/AFP/Getty Images)

Contract Default Leaves Trash Building Up On Roadsides

There’s a reason you might have noticed more garbage along roadsides in southern Tarrant County. The company TxDOT paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to pickup debris has defaulted on the contract.


A major traffic jam. (credit: Getty Images/Jeff Topping)

Committee Gives Texas Highways A Failing Grade

A committee gave Texas a failing grade for its highway system, and warned congestion is only going to get worse.


Traffic backs up Interstate-35 in Texas. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers/Getty Images)

Funding Crisis Forces Cancellation Of Highway Widening Projects

Alexa McIntyre drives across North Texas for her job each day. “I spend about three hours a day in the car.”


TxDot Ranks Worst Roads in Texas

The list of the most congested roads in Texas includes a lot of highways in Dallas/Fort Worth. 


Heat Takes Toll On North Texas Roads

The Texas Department of Transportation is on the lookout for road buckling because of the long stretch of temperatures over 100 degrees. On Tuesday, crews had to shut down part of 377 near I-20 in […]


Weekend Lane Closures Near DFW Airport

Road crews are going to be busy this weekend at the site of the DFW Connector project at the north end of the airport. 


Highway Foes Want Alternative

A group of south Dallas community leaders are objecting to plans by the city of Dallas and the Texas Department of Transportation to convert the S.M Wright Freeway into a six-lane boulevard.    The Unify South […]