Texas Department of Transportation
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.
TxDOT is inviting residents to a public hearing Tuesday night. Citizens can find out more and comment on plans to widen Interstate-35W from I-30, up to North Loop 820 and beyond.
A new toll road, running from San Antonio to Austin, is set to soon open. While that may not be surprising, especially in Texas, the speed drivers may be allowed to travel has people talking.
TX-DOT, along with the other agencies, nationwide are urging Congress to give them more freedom to seek alternative means of funding, including adding more toll roads.
Burned beyond recognition, a pick-up truck and an SUV sat on an isolated stretch of Interstate 20 in Mesquite Thursday morning.