More than a decade in the making and construction hasn’t even started on the voter-approved Trinity toll road in Dallas.
Take a drive on LBJ east, and there is no debating the problem, more lanes are needed – and fast.
Hundreds of North Texas residents are worried a proposed toll road being reviewed for placement somewhere in the Blacklands Corridor, from Garland, into Rockwall, Collin and Hunt counties, could run through their neighborhood.
If you live, work, or play in Collin County — you know the drill. Get on a toll road to get where you want to go. There’s the George Bush, the Sam Rayburn and the Dallas North Tollway. Now, tolls could eventually come to Central Expressway.
The sound of construction echoes along the Chisholm Trail Parkway, in Fort Worth. Crews are busy trying to get the toll road open in just three weeks.
Cars crowded the north exit plazas at DFW Airport Monday morning and afternoon. One honk, then another, and another echoed throughout the area. All the noise came from drivers feeling frustrated after being stuck at the airport.
Do you think North Texas needs another toll road? It seems officials in Arlington do. The city is pressing the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) to help alleviate a trouble spot in the city.
Get ready to dig a little deeper when you drive on a North Texas toll road. The North Texas Tollway Authority is instituting its biennial toll rate increase on July 1.
A billion-dollar Texas toll road with an 85 mph speed limit — the fastest in the nation– has drawn about half the number of drivers expected in its initial months of operation, a performance low enough that the private company that built it is facing a downgraded credit rating, according to Moody’s Investor Service.
The free ride has ended for drivers on the Central Texas toll road with the nation’s fastest speed limit at 85 mph.
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 NTTA has posted a list online featuring the top toll violators, and some of them owe more money than most people make in a year. There are 22 people who have bills topping six figures.