Suspected Drunk Driver Breaks RR Crossing Arm, Roads ClosedPolice in Arlington say a suspected drunk driver hit a railroad crossing and broke the crossing arm just before midnight. This morning crews are working feverishly to repair the damage, but some lanes in the area remain closed.
Residents Trapped By Rail Cars Hoping City Council Will Bring ReliefA small neighborhood east of Fort Worth is hoping it will soon get some relief after years of busy railroad tracks causing long delays when trying to get in and out of the area.
Cities May Have To Foot Part Of Bill For Tarrant County Rail ExpansionWhen looking at North Texas traffic and congestion it’s not only area highways that need new lanes. One railroad is planning a major expansion in Tarrant County. But residents could be stuck footing part of the bill.
Drivers Concerned About Sight Lines At Railroad CrossingDrivers in northeast Fort Worth are concerned about safety, just days after Trinity Boulevard was washed out. Drivers say you can hear the Trinity Railway Express train along Norwood Drive, but there are places where you have a hard time seeing it.
Officers Join The “Always Expect A Train” Safety CampaignThe Union Pacific Railroad is kicking off a new campaign that has them working with local police to enforce grade crossing laws. Officials are teaming up in conjunction with Union Pacific’s new educational push to “Always Expect A Train.”
20 Citations In 3 Hours At North Texas Rail CrossingThis week authorities “staked out” a North Texas railroad crossing and issued 20 citations in a 3-hour period. The crackdown on drivers ignoring the flashing red lights was a collaboration between police and Union Pacific Railroad.
Union Pacific Rail Project Will Close Crossings In ArlingtonDrivers in and through Arlington are being forewarned about a major railway construction project that will simultaneously close railroad crossings and is expected to cause traffic headaches.
School Bus Drivers Complain About Dangerous IntersectionsAccording to Dallas County bus drivers in Richardson, there are a number of poorly maintained intersections that are putting them, bus monitors and schoolchildren at risk.
TRE Closing Fort Worth Railroad Crossing Due To WrecksThe Trinity Railway Express is closing a railroad crossing in northeast Fort Worth because people keep driving around the gates.