roads

"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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Crews, Drivers Deal With Icy Road Conditions

From interstates to highways to side streets — a sheet of ice, and in some cases snow and slush, covered North Texas roads for Friday morning’s commute.

CBS 11–12/06/2013

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TxDOT, NTTA, Dallas Road Crews Brace For Winter Storm

The city of Dallas and Texas Department of Transportation say they’re rushing to prevent icy road conditions as a winter storm descends on North Texas.

CBS 11–12/05/2013

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TxDOT Preps For Winter Weather This Weekend

With the threat of sleet and maybe even snow in North Texas Sunday night and into Monday, the folks that keep our roads clear spent much of Friday preparing for their first possible test of the winter season.

CBS 11–11/22/2013

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City Cracks Down On Truckers Hauling Hazardous Cargo

On restricted stretches of Dallas county highway, Sheriff’s deputies play a cat and mouse game with truckers hauling hazardous cargo.

09/13/2013

A truck heads towards the tollway on August 27, 2004. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Toll Violators Line Up To Beat Grace Period Deadline

Drivers owning toll charges to the North Texas Tollway Authority queued up at its main office today to beat a deadline that ended a 90-day grace period.

09/13/2013

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TxDOT Wants Cities To Maintain Certain State Roads; Cities Say No

Preston Road is also State Highway 289, making it a road that’s maintained by the state. But in an effort to save TxDOT money the agency is considering asking cities and counties to take over maintenance on roads like Preston.

CBS 11–08/29/2013

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Driver Refuses To Pull Over, Crashes Into 2 Cars

Police in Burleson tried in vain to pull over a driver for speeding Saturday afternoon. When the driver didn’t stop, officers followed the car until it crashed into two other cars.

08/10/2013

Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes (credit: by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Road Debate Will Start Third Special Session

Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes.

08/04/2013

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Senate Plan Would Send Nearly $1 Bil To Texas Roads

Texas lawmakers are considering diverting nearly $1 billion a year from the state’s cash reserves into a fund dedicated to building and maintaining roads.

06/12/2013

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Fort Worth Neighborhood Deals With Muddy Mess

In the heart of the Cultural District in Fort Worth sits Arlington Heights, an older neighborhood tucked away near the museums.

CBS 11–02/12/2013

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