Texas Department of Transportation

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MedStar & TxDOT Offer Back-To-School Safety Tips

As students across the state kick off a new school year, the TxDOT is offering back-to-school driving tips that they say will keep children safe and help drivers avoid tickets and fines.

CBSDFW.COM–08/24/2015

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Multi-Agency Earthquake Experts Plan For Potential Trembler Damage

Another earthquake briefly shook parts of Irving and Dallas just after 6:00 a.m. Monday. It occurred just hours before a big multi-agency meeting on planning for potential earthquake damage.

CBS 11–07/13/2015

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Stretch Of Interstate-20 To Close For Bridge Construction

There’s a traffic alert Arlington drivers need to know about this weekend! A multi-million dollar construction project will mean closures along Interstate-20.

CBSDFW.COM–07/10/2015

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TxDOT Expects FM 2499 To Re-Open Wednesday Evening

There is good news for those who use FM 2499 in Grapevine and Flower Mound — there could soon be a shorter commute for tens of thousands of drivers.

06/24/2015

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High Rising Red River Lips At I-35 Corridor Bridge

The Red River at the Oklahoma-Texas line has risen so high that officials may have to shutdown the Interstate-35 corridor.

CBSDFW.COM–06/19/2015

Dallas, 5.30.15. Photo courtesy: Jeremy Cai.

Spring Storms Cause Millions In Texas Infrastructure Damage

A series of severe storms has caused at least $27 million of infrastructure damage in Texas — and that figure is only expected to rise. Roadways in 167 of the state’s 254 counties suffered some form of storm damage in May alone.

05/31/2015

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Dallas Homeowners File Suit Against Builder Of LBJ Expressway

More than 100 Dallas homeowners filed a lawsuit against the builders of the LBJ Express Tollway project, claiming their homes have been severely damaged by the construction.

CBS 11–04/17/2015

32-year-old Clark Davis of Arlington, killed when I-35 bridge collapsed after crash. (photo provided by: Davis Family)

I-35 Bridge Height Questions After North Texan Killed In Accident

All new questions surrounding the height of an Interstate-35 bridge and the deadly crash that happened when it collapsed, after being hit by an 18-wheeler. It appears TxDOT may not have followed its own recommendations.

CBSDFW.COM–03/26/2015

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Texas Transportation Officials Refunding $1.7M In Tolls

The Texas Department of Transportation has started mailing refund checks to some tollway drivers who were overbilled or billing was wrongly delayed for months.

03/18/2015

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No Guarantee Of Payment For Vehicle Damage On Texas Highways

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?

CBSDFW.COM–03/10/2015

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Pothole Problems Will Get Worse Before They Get Better

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.

CBSDFW.COM–02/26/2015

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Big Rig Saga Finally Ending

Crew were finishing up clearing out the mess that’s had part of I-45 shut down for more than 24 hours Tuesday night.

02/24/2015

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