Bent rims and busted hub caps have become the norm after winter weather added to growing number of North Texas potholes. There’s no question pothole damage is hitting drivers bank accounts, but who is at fault?
The growing number of potholes are one thing, but what really worries some drivers is the prospect of other vehicles swerving at you to avoid them.
So, you’re driving after the North Texas ice has finally melted. Great! Then, bam you hit a gigantic pothole. Sorry. And unfortunately those dips in the pavement and asphalt are going to get worse before they get better.
Most drivers taking it slow as icy roads create hazardous driving conditions across the metroplex.
With the potential for winter weather this weekend, before the college national football championship, there are signs the Texas Department of Transportation preparation game plan has changed.
CBS 11 News took a look at exactly what the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is putting on the roads to try to make them safer in inclement weather.
The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) are settling in for a busy night. Both technology and on-the-street manpower are helping them prepare for possible winter weather.
Starting at noon Sunday, the City of Dallas sent out 30 sanding trucks to prepare for the looming ice storm.
Up until now, there wasn’t a single snow plow stationed in all of North Texas. Every time the region got clobbered by a storm, road crews had to wait for plows to arrive from other parts of the state.