Public Works

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Criminal Charges Against North Texas Mayor Dismissed

The Dallas County district attorney’s office has dismissed criminal charges against a suburban mayor and eight former employees of the town’s public works department.


Bacon Street in Fort Worth is one of 355 streets that have long been the subject of a lawsuit over premature street failure. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Residents Along Bacon Street In Fort Worth Fed Up

They call it Lake Bacon. Even if it hasn’t rained, residents on Bacon Drive in North Fort Worth know that every day, every week, every month, if they go out their cars are going to get wet.


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City Of Grand Prairie May Run Out Of Water

Grand Prairie is warning residents that the city will run out of water today after a water main break last night.

CBS 11–08/13/2013

One of two main water supply lines into Grand Prairie from Dallas broke Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. (credit:

City Of Grand Prairie Declares Water Emergency

A major water main break has left officials in the city of Grand Prairie asking residents to “severely curtail” their water usage for at least the next 24 hours, and that means completely eliminating outdoor watering.


Road construction crews work on a widening project. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fort Worth’s Construction Delays Saving City Millions

The city of Fort Worth is finding years of delayed road work could save them millions of dollars in the long run.