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Citations, Left Lane Driving & The Law In Texas

The law is clear – in Texas the left lane is for passing only. But, what do you do if you get stuck behind a slow poke hogging the left lane? In the metroplex, you may be out of luck.

CBS 11–07/14/2014

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East Dallas Transformation Could Include Interstate-30 Deck Park

Most people think of it as the not-so-fun ride in Fair Park. We’re talking about Interstate-30, just east of downtown. But some area improvements being considered are not only timely, but beautiful.

CBS 11–07/11/2014

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Leaders Fight Central Expressway Managed Toll Lane Proposal

If you live, work, or play in Collin County — you know the drill. Get on a toll road to get where you want to go. There’s the George Bush, the Sam Rayburn and the Dallas North Tollway. Now, tolls could eventually come to Central Expressway.

CBSDFW.COM–07/10/2014

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Drivers Say Highway 114/I-35W Construction Is A Safety Hazard

Along Highway 114, near the Texas Motor Speedway, some families say they worry about getting in an accident everyday. Crews are working on a new bridge in the area – all a part of the Highway 114 expansion west of Interstate-35W.

CBS 11–04/24/2014

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Snow & Ice Response Busting City Budgets

While the temperatures rise and fall in North Texas this winter, the one thing that has remained constant is the sky-high bill to pay for the state’s storm response.

CBS 11–02/10/2014

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Dallas Drivers Venture Out, Get Stuck

Many roads that weren’t cleared were more like skating rinks Friday night. Most will only get worse as the night goes on.

12/06/2013

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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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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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LBJ TEXpress Toll Lanes Set To Open Next Month

On December 14, TxDOT will open 3.2 miles of the LBJ Express toll road. The full, 13-mile project is slated for completion in 2015. Including frontage roads, the project widens LBJ to 22 lanes — four of them TEXpress toll lanes.

Four of the 22 lanes are toll road, dubbed the “TEXpress”.

CBS 11–11/13/2013

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Neighbors Want Traffic Light & Lower Speed Limit On Street

What was once a rural, two-lane road has turned into a regular route for North Texas commuters. Now some people who live along Davis Boulevard, in Tarrant County, are pleading for help. They say they only want to be able to safely get in and out their homes.

CBSDFW.COM–11/04/2013

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TxDOT Releases Names Of Top 25 Toll Jumpers

The Texas Department of Transportation has posted the names of the state’s top 25 toll jumpers on its website.

10/17/2013

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