Texas Department of Transportation
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.
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.