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Only a faint American flag could be seen at the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas, as its opening morning was met with heavy fog. (credit: Phyllis Smith/KRLD)

How Safe Are North Texas’ Bridges?

TX-DOT tells CBS 11 News there are 456 state highway bridges in Dallas, Tarrant, Denton, and Collin counties that are eligible for replacement under federal highway standards, but not all of those are deemed structurally deficient.

01/20/2015

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Weekend Traffic Alert: LBJ Lanes Closed

The eastbound lanes of the LBJ expressway are shut down this weekend between Webb Chapel Road and Marsh Lane.

01/16/2015

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Stock Show & Rodeo Returns To Fort Worth

A long-standing Fort Worth tradition returns to Cowtown on Friday as the Stock Show & Rodeo kicks off at the Will Rogers Memorial Center.

01/16/2015

A major traffic jam. (credit: Getty Images/Jeff Topping)

Transportation Official: Gridlock, Growth Overwhelming Texas Highways

While Texas has bragging rights to a network that includes the most highway lanes in the nation, everything is not rosy.

01/15/2015

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Fiery Big Rig Crash Closes Highway In Dallas

A crash involving a big rig shut down a major freeway in Dallas on Thursday morning, and resulted in a fire and a fuel spill.

01/15/2015

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Getting To The College Championship Game In Style, With UberChopper

Some lucky fans will skip the dreaded I-30 traffic and have a helicopter drop them at AT&T stadium for tonight’s college football championship game. It’s called Uberchopper.

01/12/2015

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Tarrant County Drivers Say Construction Is Road To Confusion

A traffic circle project that should have traffic flowing more smoothly through a busy Intersection in Colleyville temporarily has driver’s heads spinning as they navigate a confusing maze of barricades and signs.

CBS 11–12/29/2014

Dallas Hit and Run (credit: CBS 11)

Dallas Woman Killed By Hit-&-Run Driver

Police in Dallas are searching for the driver who fled from the scene after hitting and killing a woman as she crossed Preston Road in Dallas early Friday morning.

12/19/2014

The badge and uniform of a Texas State trooper. (FILE) (credit: Getty Images/Chris Hondros)

Texas Troopers Increase Patrols Over Holidays

The Texas Department of Public Safety says expanded patrols begin Friday and run through Jan. 2. The period includes Christmas and New Year’s Day.

12/18/2014

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AAA Says 8.1M Texans Likely To Travel For Holidays

More Texans are expected to hit the road during the end-of-the-year holidays as gasoline prices remain lower than a year ago.

12/16/2014

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Texas Drivers Ranked Third Worst In U.S.

Drivers in the Lone Star State are the third worst drivers in the nation, according to carinsurancecomparison.com.

12/10/2014

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Eastbound Hwy 183 At Loop 12 In Irving Closing For Construction

Eastbound lanes of Hwy 183 in Irving at the Loop 12 bridge will be closed from 9:00am through 3:30pm today as workers prepare to make repairs to a heavily damaged bridge.

12/09/2014

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