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North Texas street crews work to fix potholes  (photo CBSDFW.COM)

Pothole Repair Continues As More Rainy Weather Approaches

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.

05/05/2015

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Winter Storm Brings North Texas To A Halt

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.

03/05/2015

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Pothole Problems Persist Along Interstate-35W

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.

CBS 11–03/02/2015

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Proposal Would Tap Texas Vehicle Sales Tax For Road Building

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.

02/04/2015

Only a faint American flag could be seen at the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas, as its opening morning was met with heavy fog. (credit: Phyllis Smith/KRLD)

How Safe Are North Texas’ Bridges?

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.

01/20/2015

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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

A yellow traffic light helps control the flow of vehicles and pedestrians. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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

In this photo illustration a man refuels his car at a gas station. (credit: Getty Images/Miguel Villagran)

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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