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More Than $1.7B Meant For Texas Highway Projects

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.

12/12/2014

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After “Icemageddon,” No Changes To Winter Plan For Dallas, Fort Worth

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.

CBS 11–11/11/2014

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New Traffic Signal Style Debuts In Keller

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.

10/22/2014

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Prices At The Pump Head Below $3 In Much Of US

The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a “2” across much the country.

09/25/2014

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TxDOT May Change Plans To Place Toll Lanes On Central Expressway

In Collin County, there’s the Dallas North Tollway, the Sam Rayburn Tollway, and the President George Bush Turnpike. All are toll roads.

08/27/2014

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Dallas Considers Converting HOV Lanes To Toll Lanes

A proposed toll lane may put a price on one of Dallas county’s last toll-free major highways.

08/25/2014

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18-Wheeler Crash & Fire Shuts Down Part Of U.S. 75

A traffic accident and fuel spill completely closed down a portion of U.S. Highway 75 in McKinney. An 18-wheeler crashed and then caught fire. The truck was engulfed in flames when fire crews arrived.

CBSDFW.COM–08/13/2014

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West Streets Still Not Repaired, A Year After Explosion

The long road to recovery for the city of West is proving to still be full of bumps and cracks.

07/29/2014

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Study: Bad Roads Cost Texans $25 Billion A Year

All drivers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have to contend with traffic and sometime bone-jarring stretches of road.

CBS 11–07/23/2014

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Drought Forces Richardson To Spend More On Road Work

After nearly doubling its street maintenance budget for this year, the City of Richardson is looking to increase road work funding by another half million to $2.45 million for the 2014-15 fiscal year.

06/25/2014

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Texas Seeing Deadly Side Effect To Fracking Boom

Booming production of oil and natural gas has exacted a little-known price on some of the nation’s roads, contributing to a spike in traffic fatalities in states where many streets and highways.

05/05/2014

Large crowds turn out for the Dallas St. Patrick's Day Parade (Photo J.Burkett, CBSDFW.COM)

Street Closures And Activities For Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade

With an expected crowd of 40,000 people for the St Patrick’s Day parade and surrounding events, the Dallas Police Department will be closing a number of streets in the Greenville Ave area.

03/14/2014

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