The City of Dallas is looking to increase the amount of money it spends on making repairs to streets and alleyways. But some question if the allotted funds will be enough.
More rain is in the forecast this week, and that doesn’t help many North Texas cities as they work to patch their pothole problems.
The opening days of March are still roaring like a lion as a winter storm dumped sleet, freezing rain and several inches of snow across North Texas Wednesday night.
Last week’s ice and snow storm melted over the weekend to reveal many highways littered with potholes. Many who stayed home at that time, are now finding the holes an obstacle in the daily commute.
If passed by the Legislature and approved by voters, Nichols’ plan wouldn’t touch the first $2.5 billion generated annually, but would divert the rest for transportation infrastructure beginning in the 2018-2019 state budgetary cycle.
TX-DOT tells CBS 11 News there are 456 state highway bridges in Dallas, Tarrant, Denton, and Collin counties that are eligible for replacement under federal highway standards, but not all of those are deemed structurally deficient.
More than $1.7 billion will be available for Texas highway projects because of a constitutional amendment that allows more money for roads, lawmakers said this week.
If a winter snow and ice storm rolls through this season, you may have a better chance of getting to the airport, and your flight may have a better chance of not being cancelled. It’s just getting out of your neighborhood that may not look any different.
Traffic signals with yellow, flashing left-turn arrows have popped up throughout North Texas in recent years, and they have now made their debut in Keller.
The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a “2” across much the country.
In Collin County, there’s the Dallas North Tollway, the Sam Rayburn Tollway, and the President George Bush Turnpike. All are toll roads.
A proposed toll lane may put a price on one of Dallas county’s last toll-free major highways.