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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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The Worst Roads For Traffic In North Texas Are….

Three DFW roads are now on Texas’ top 10 “transit challenges” list. Two are on the Dallas side, and one is in Fort Worth.

CBS 11–01/17/2013

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Take Extra Caution When Driving In Rain & High Water

In just a short while North Texas will start getting the first of what is expected to be drenching rain. That means drivers will need to be extra cautious when getting behind the wheel.

CBSDFW.COM–01/08/2013

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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

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TxDOT: Oil & Gas Boom Hard On State Roadways

The oil, gas and wind industries have been huge for the Texas economy. One result of that boom has also meant that the oversized tractor-trailers and other heavy equipment used in energy production are taking a terrible toll on Texas roads.

CBSDFW.COM–10/25/2012

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