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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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Mystery Of Interstate-35W Cross Solved Before Removal

Family members of a 2014 traffic crash victim will receive his highway memorial cross Friday, one that had piqued the interest of hundreds of thousands of passing motorists.

CBS 11–01/08/2015

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Super Bowl Ice Memories Has TxDOT Pre-Treating Roads

With the potential for winter weather this weekend, before the college national football championship, there are signs the Texas Department of Transportation preparation game plan has changed.

CBS 11–01/08/2015

A pedestrian bundles up in the cold weather (credit: AP Photo)

DFW Commuters Forced To Brave The Cold

Despite the chilly conditions across the DFW area early Thursday morning, the commute must continue.

01/08/2015

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More Than $1.7B Meant For Texas Highway Projects

More than $1.7 billion will be available for Texas highway projects because of a constitutional amendment that allows more money for roads, lawmakers said this week.

12/12/2014

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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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TxDOT Moves To Fast-Track Highway 183 Bridge Repairs

Officials with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) say they are going to fast-track contract work to fix a damaged bridge in Irving, after a truck crash into it on Friday.

CBSDFW.COM–12/05/2014

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Bridge Accident Damage Closes 183 & Loop 12 In Irving

All of northbound Loop 12 and part of eastbound Highway 183 in Irving remain closed, after a semi hit an overpass just after noon on Friday.

CBSDFW.COM–12/05/2014

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After “Icemageddon,” No Changes To Winter Plan For Dallas, Fort Worth

If a winter snow and ice storm rolls through this season, you may have a better chance of getting to the airport, and your flight may have a better chance of not being cancelled. It’s just getting out of your neighborhood that may not look any different.

CBS 11–11/11/2014

A highway sign advises motorists to the dangerous driving conditions. (credit: Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

NTTA Ready For Icy Roads Ahead Of Storms

NTTA prepares for possible ice storms before they come.

CBS 11–11/07/2014

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Collin County Residents Hope To Slam Brakes On Proposed Toll Road

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.

CBS 11–09/23/2014

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