Texas Department of Transportation
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.
North Texas roads looked much better the day after Christmas than they did just 24 hours earlier. But emergency crews and truck drivers are among the busy workers who know – until the ice in the area is gone – they’ll have a lot to do out there.
As night fell on a day where 2-3 inches also fell across North Texas, many municipalities had one thing on their mind, the day after Christmas commute.
The Texas Department of Transportation isn’t letting the holidays get them blue. They are already out treating roads as potentially snowy weather moves in.
Law enforcement officials across the state want you to treat yourself to a Holiday P.A.S.S. TxDOT is encouraging that everyone have a Person Appointed to Stay Sober this holiday season.
Hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid tolls has officials with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and statewide toll authorities asking lawmakers at the Capitol for help.
Some experts claim Texas is headed for a transportation crisis unless the state comes up with more money for highways. The current gasoline tax paid when you fill up at the pump doesn’t come close to keeping up with building and maintaining Texas highways.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst spoke Thursday at an event held by the Dallas Regional Chamber.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has started a pilot program to switch its car and truck fleet over to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG).
For a lot of North Texans traveling on Interstate-635/LBJ Freeway equals construction and traffic jams, but engineers across the state are using the roadwork project as a model.
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.
A 40-mile stretch of a Central Texas toll road opens this week with officials and residents watching to see how fast traffic goes — and whether the state’s drivers can handle the extra speed.