A truck fire shut down all of the northbound lanes of Central Expressway near Coit Road in Dallas just before rush hour got started on Wednesday morning.
As of Noon Tuesday, Dallas’ Department of Street Services continued its sanding operations at Ice Force Level 1. Crews focused on bridges, overpasses, inclines and critical public safety areas.
The threat of winter weather continues across the DFW area. But as North Texans woke up on Tuesday morning expecting very icy roads, many found conditions to be passable.
A 16-year-old driver was killed Monday evening in a crash on FM 156 south of SH 114.
Much of the snow that fell across North Texas on Thursday has gone away. But some icy patches are lingering on DFW area roads, and that could make travel dangerous.
Officials with the City of Dallas Street Services Department spent all of Thursday aggressively treating iced roads. They shifted between “Ice Force 1” mode earlier in the day to “Ice Force 2” and then back to “Ice Force 1” by late evening.
Texas Department of Transportation road crews hit the freeways first after snow fell early Thursday morning. Many side streets however, remained a problem for drivers.
CBS 11 News traffic expert Whitney Drolen continues to visit DFW first responders to thank them for their service. This week, she stopped by the Garland Fire Department.
A broken gas main near the intersection of Spring Valley Road and Dallas Parkway has lanes closed and could snarl traffic into the Tuesday afternoon rush hour.
A new $800 million construction project in downtown Dallas is underway and is expected to make it easier for drivers to navigate the downtown mixmaster.
How crews will keep traffic flowing while building I-30, I-35 bridges in downtown Dallas.
CBS 11 News traffic expert Whitney Drolen has been hitting the road to thank DFW area first responders. This week, she traveled to the Denton Fire Department.