Roads and Highways
Many roads that weren’t cleared were more like skating rinks Friday night. Most will only get worse as the night goes on.
Freezing rain and stinging winds slammed the area Friday and made a strangely blank landscape out of normally sun-drenched North Texas.
The Texas Legislature has convened to debate new funding for roads and bridges by diverting money from the state’s Rainy Day Fund.
Governor Rick Perry has called lawmakers into a third special session minutes after the second special session formally ended.
A bill introduced at the state capitol could boost the cost of your annual car registration sticker by about 50-percent.
A traffic mess is coming for Bedford this weekend as the Brown Trail bridge over Airport Freeway will be demolished started Friday at noon.
A first-of-its kind report on the nation’s most congested roads includes a number of North Texas highways. The Texas Transportation Institute and others looked at more than 300 roads across the country and broke them down into eight categories of congestion.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has released this year’s list of the 100 most congested roadways and four of the top 10 are in North Texas.
The triple-digit temperatures are taking a toll on North Texas drivers and their vehicles. The heat wave has meant busy days and nights at auto service centers, courtesy patrols and tow truck companies.
The extreme heat pounding North Texas is wreaking havoc on roadways. Currently crews with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), are making at least one heat-related repair a week because of buckling.
Under a new bill introduced in the State Senate this week, once toll roads are paid off, they would become free roads maintained by taxpayers.
If you sit in traffic, it shouldn’t surprise you that North Texas is among the most clogged regions of the country. Now, some local leaders say there’s a new opportunity to widen and unclog some area highways. But they need to act fast, before a window of opportunity closes.