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NTTA May Be Required To Give Free Tolls To Disabled Vets

State lawmakers were hoping to help disabled veterans with a plan to let them drive toll roads for free. But since the 2009 bill passed, nearly half of the state’s toll roads still charge.

03/12/2013

Mayor Price

State Of The City Address Includes Budget Cut Details

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price gave her second State of the City Address Tuesday morning. During the speech she told more than 1,000 business and community leaders that she’s going to slash the budget so the city can finally operate without deficits.

CBSDFW.COM–03/05/2013

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Fort Worth Bridge To Be 1st Of Its Kind

Drivers in Fort Worth may have noticed some big arches under construction over the last year. They are part of the 7th Street bridge project.

02/28/2013

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Tammy Dombeck Joins CBS 11 News!

There’s a new face at CBS 11 News, but she’s very familiar to television viewers in North Texas. Tammy Dombeck will be filling in for Whitney Drolen on traffic.

02/27/2013

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North Tarrant Express Project Is Halfway Done

The North Tarrant Express project is one of the largest road construction areas in North Texas right now, but it has reached the halfway point and is on track to wrap up in mid-2015.

02/18/2013

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Straus Suggests Raising Driver’s License Cost

House Speaker Joe Straus suggested possibly raising the cost of a driver’s license to help the state’s congested roads. Texas drivers currently pay a price of $25.

01/31/2013

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McKinney Robbery Suspect Caught After Chase

A man is in custody after a robbery, chase and shooting in McKinney on Sunday night. The suspect allegedly robbed a gas station, but then got stuck in road construction.

01/14/2013

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Rain Causes Unexpected Flooding In Bedford

Central Drive in Bedford experienced some serious flooding Wednesday morning, but the cause of the water backup was largely unknown.

01/09/2013

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

Interstate-35E To Begin Expanding This Year

Motorists can expect about three and a half years of construction on Interstate-35E between Dallas and Denton. Work should begin by mid-year and be done in 2016.

01/02/2013

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DFW Could See New Rules For HOV Lanes

Anyone who drives the highways in North Texas knows just how clogged those arteries can get. But transportation officials could take a big step toward changing your commute.

12/13/2012

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

Texas Cities Using LBJ Project As A Model

For a lot of North Texans traveling on Interstate-635/LBJ Freeway equals construction and traffic jams, but engineers across the state are using the roadwork project as a model.

CBSDFW.COM–11/01/2012

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Higher Registration Fee Could Fund New Roads

The Texas Association of Business believes that, if the state raises registration fees by $50 per vehicle, and dedicates that money to road projects, it would create an additional $16 billion.

10/17/2012

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