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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

The LBJ Freeway (credit: David McNew/Newsmakers)

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

A driver tries to avoid potholes. (credit: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)

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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Decaying Texas Roads Cost Drivers Billions

A nonprofit highway industry group says its study found decaying Texas roads are costing motorists more than $23 billion a year.

10/02/2012

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Non-Profit: Poor Roads Cost Texas Drivers $2.3B Each Year

When it comes to Texas roads, a new report suggests their poor quality costs drivers thousands a year.

10/01/2012

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TxDOT Pushes ‘Drive Friendly, Drive Safe’

With its new campaign, TxDOT is updating its longstanding motto ‘Drive Friendly’ to remind drivers that driving friendly is all about driving safely on the roads as well.

08/15/2012

A driver tries to avoid potholes. (credit: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)

Mayor: New Budget Needed To Fix Fort Worth’s Roads

Fort Worth’s mayor says she’ll ask the city council to build a “back to basics” budget to put the city on a firmer financial path and help restore better, basic city services like roads, infrastructure, and public safety.

08/02/2012

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Study: Texas’ Infrastructure Best In U.S.

According to a study by CNBC, Texas’ overall transportation infrastructure is ranked as the best in the country.

07/13/2012

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