The Texas Senate returns to Austin for scheduled votes on new transportation funding and abortion restrictions.
Some big changes happened over the weekend at the DFW Connector Project in Grapevine. The news is good, but drivers will have to pay close attention during the Monday commute.
Gov. Rick Perry has added funding for transportation to the special session. Perry said that the state’s growing economy and population made additional spending on roads necessary.
Commuters traveling along Interstate-635/LBJ Freeway Friday afternoon better enjoy the ride, because one stretch of the loop won’t be open much longer.
Construction continues along the LBJ Freeway in Dallas, and it could impact anyone planning to travel through the northern part of the city this weekend.
Anyone traveling in downtown Fort Worth needs to be ready for major traffic delays. Crews have shut down the West 7th Street bridge for construction work.
For many North Texans it seems as if every local highway is currently under construction — and the assessment isn’t far off. According to TxDOT there are nearly two dozens construction zones along Interstate-35 alone.
A big rig loaded with frozen chicken ran afoul of construction in Fort Worth on Tuesday morning. Police said that the driver clipped a retaining wall and lost control.
For two long years, construction bottlenecked the busy Hulen Street in Fort Worth to just one lane in both directions. But finally, the full flow of traffic is moving once again.
The Weatherford Street bridge came crashing down and will be rebuilt. The 7th Street bridge is getting arches installed. Bridge construction is forcing Fort Worth drivers to find new routes.
The Weatherford Street bridge in Fort Worth is set to be demolished, which means major road closures just east of downtown.
As work continues on the LBJ Express Project – so does the noise. Now a number of homeowners are complaining that they can’t sleep, because loud jackhammers are being used at all hours of the night.