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

Owners File LBJ Billboard Suit

A lawsuit filed against the Texas Department of Transportation last week claims the height of new ramps under construction at the LBJ / Interstate 35 interchange will make their billboards less valuable, because they’ll be less visible.

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Police investigate a crashed vehicle after a police chase on August 9, 2012. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Suspects Ejected In Garland Police Chase

One suspect died and another was critically injured following a police chase in Garland early Thursday morning. Authorities are not sure why the suspects refused to stop for police.


A motorcycle driver crashed and died while fleeing from police on July 3, 2012. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Motorcyclist Dies During Garland Police Chase

A motorcycle driver died Tuesday night after being ejected while trying to flee from a Garland Police Department officer along Northwest Highway.


Photo: Joel Thomas

Eye On Traffic: May 5-11

Check out how North Texas road construction (and there’s a lot of it) is expected to impact your weekend and your daily commute next week.


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18-Wheeler Crash Closes Dallas Tollway For Hours

Just before 4:30 p.m. all northbound lanes of the Dallas North Tollway, from Interstate-635 to Spring Valley Road were finally re-opened after a serious morning accident involving an 18-wheeler and two vehicles.


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Multiple High-Water Rescues Reported During Morning Commute

The heavy rain that swept across North Texas overnight caught a few drivers off-guard in their morning commute.


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

Drivers Will Pay More For Driving Too Slow on LBJ

The LBJ project will add three more lanes in both directions. However, these extra lanes won’t be free. They’re called “managed” lanes and drivers must pay to use them.
However, the slower and more congested the managed lanes are; the more it will cost motorists.


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Dallas Officer Shoots, Wounds Suspect In Northeast Dallas Apartment

An officer shot and wounded a suspect who attacked him with a knife while responding to an emergency call Saturday night, department spokesman Warren Mitchell said.


Heavy rain falls on highway traffic. (credit: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Police Officers Hurt In 2 Separate Dallas Crashes

Three Dallas police officers were hurt in two unrelated car crashes early Friday morning along Interstate-635, within 30 minutes of each other.


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Private Firms To Bid On Interstate-35E Overhaul

TxDOT is accepting bids from private firms to expand Interstate-35E from Interstate-635 in Dallas to Highway 380 in Denton.


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Overturned 18-Wheeler Stops Traffic In Mesquite

An overturned 18-wheeler on the ramp from Highway 80 to Interstate-635 backed up traffic in Mesquite on Thursday morning.


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Tie-Ups Expected With Weekend Construction Closures

It’s been a long week on the highways and byways of North Texas and it’s shaping up to be a trying weekend. Over the next two days, there are major road construction projects scheduled all across the metroplex.