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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

Workers lay the pipes of a gas pipeline. (credit: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

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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Witness Recalls Crash That Killed Dallas Firefighter

A Cedar Hill man sends his thoughts and prayers to the family of a Dallas firefighter, after the firefighter was killed as he helped at a crash scene Monday night.

CBS 11–02/12/2014

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Sleet & Snow Shut Down Wise, Montague Counties

People in Wise and Montague Counties fell asleep to piles of sleet and snow accumulations over yards, sidewalks and roadways.

CBS 11–02/03/2014

"Man With A Briefcase" sculpture in Fort Worth. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Fort Worth Road Projects Run Over Arts Funding

Anytime a bond package has been passed to help fix Fort Worth’s roads two percent of the money has been set aside for art projects. But in its next bond package the city says it needs more of that money for roads.

CBS 11–01/28/2014

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Deadly Truck Pileup Reported On I-10 In West Texas

Transportation officials say a major truck pileup on Interstate 10 in West Texas has closed a portion of the highway and claimed the life of at least one.

12/07/2013

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