Texas Department of Transportation
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.
The commute for some North Texans could soon be getting better. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has cleared another hurdle in plans to rebuild part of I-35W in Fort Worth.
The Texas Transportation Commission has decided to waive fees for select veterans driving on designated state toll roads.
The Texas Department of Transportation is hoping that a sobering new message on highway digital message boards will help save lives in the state. The advisory flashing on the boards lets drivers know that 1,785 people have died on Texas roads this year.
Officials with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) say there is a commitment to finding a solution to the problem of wrong-way drivers on state highways.
According to a study by CNBC, Texas’ overall transportation infrastructure is ranked as the best in the country.
Hours after the DART paratransit van driver who caused a five-car pileup last month on the Dallas North Tollway was fired, transit officials have released video footage from inside the van.
Mayor Mike Rawlings said he got the news he was looking for as TxDOT officially endorsed the Trinity Toll Road Project. Now he’s ready to move the project forward –– but opponents of the project want him to hit the brakes.
Nine years ago the state passed the Move Over/Slow Down law, for police cars, ambulances and fire trucks that are on the side of the road, with their lights flashing. But many drivers may not know that last September the law was expanded to include tow trucks.
Traffic on Interstate 30 East of Downtown Dallas is expected to remain snarled for at least a week following a fatal tractor trailer crash Sunday afternoon that badly damaged a bridge support. Cleanup from the crash continued well into Monday morning.