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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.

05/23/2011

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.

KRLD–04/26/2011

A major traffic jam forms where two freeways merge. (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.

03/31/2011

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.”

CBSDFW.COM–12/10/2010

TxDot Ranks Worst Roads in Texas

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

09/01/2010

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 […]

08/04/2010

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. 

07/30/2010

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 […]

07/11/2010

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