Texas Department of Transportation
Preston Road is also State Highway 289, making it a road that’s maintained by the state. But in an effort to save TxDOT money the agency is considering asking cities and counties to take over maintenance on roads like Preston.
While the Independence Day holiday isn’t until next week, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is gearing up to put more highway patrol officers, conducting more drunk driving patrols.
Governor Perry and state lawmakers are considering using a special session to deal with the issue of funding new road construction in Texas.
The sound of the siren. The lights in your mirror. You know the feeling …and you know what’s next.
Every 20 minutes in Texas, someone is hurt or killed in a crash involving alcohol, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.
The iconic “Don’t Mess with Texas” campaign has a new look with red, white and blue specially designed trash cans.
Transportation officials are studying the feasibility of adding high speed passenger rail service to alleviate road congestion along an 850-mile corridor extending from Oklahoma City into South Texas.
Texas troopers will be out in force on Friday at the start of spring break as part of an increased effort against drunken driving.
Not that you shouldn’t do it all the time anyway, but drivers in Fort Worth are being advised to buckle up and watch your speed. The Fort Worth Police Department has just beefed up its street patrols.
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.