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TxDOT Has New Weapon In Icy Road Battle

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.

CBSDFW.COM–12/05/2013

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Technology Helping Road Crews Prepare For Icy 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.

CBS 11–12/05/2013

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Dallas Preps For Icy Roads With New Type Of Salt

Starting at noon Sunday, the City of Dallas sent out 30 sanding trucks to prepare for the looming ice storm.

11/24/2013

A highway sign advises motorists to the dangerous driving conditions. (credit: Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

North Texas To Have Its Own Snow Plows For The First Time

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.

12/05/2011