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Photo of the lights on a school bus. (credit: Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

MedStar & TxDOT Offer Back-To-School Safety Tips

As students across the state kick off a new school year, the TxDOT is offering back-to-school driving tips that they say will keep children safe and help drivers avoid tickets and fines.

CBSDFW.COM–08/24/2015

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FW Police Enforcing New Highway Speed Limits

In July, TxDOT finished updating signage on roads where the limit was adjusted earlier this year.

08/13/2015

A woman walks the white line during a field sobriety test. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

TxDOT Launches New Drunk Driving Campaign

Law enforcement officers across the state are rolling out a new campaign that cracks down on drunk driving, and they are teaming up with the TxDOT for the sobering message.

08/04/2015

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Fort Worth Police Training Track Not Up To Speed

Designers of the new public safety training complex in Fort Worth, warned the city that police were driving far faster on a new training course than what it was designed to handle.

08/03/2015

photo credit: Anand J. Puppala, PhD, PE, Fellow-ASCE, Diplomate in GE Associate Dean of Research, College of Engineering Distinguished Teaching and Scholar Professor in Civil Engineering at UT-Arlington

Giant Foam Blocks Keep Bridge Approaches From Settling

Dr. Anand Puppala and his team, with the help of TXDOT, have installed hundreds of specialized Styrofoam blocks under Highway 67 in Johnson County.

07/30/2015

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Multi-Agency Earthquake Experts Plan For Potential Trembler Damage

Another earthquake briefly shook parts of Irving and Dallas just after 6:00 a.m. Monday. It occurred just hours before a big multi-agency meeting on planning for potential earthquake damage.

CBS 11–07/13/2015

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Stretch Of Interstate-20 To Close For Bridge Construction

There’s a traffic alert Arlington drivers need to know about this weekend! A multi-million dollar construction project will mean closures along Interstate-20.

CBSDFW.COM–07/10/2015

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TxDOT Expects FM 2499 To Re-Open Wednesday Evening

There is good news for those who use FM 2499 in Grapevine and Flower Mound — there could soon be a shorter commute for tens of thousands of drivers.

06/24/2015

FM 2499 in Grapevine remains closed.
Jack Fink - CBS11

Flooded FM 2499 To Take Weeks, Not Days To Re-Open

There’s still three feet of water covering both the north and southbound lanes of the farm-to-market road.

06/22/2015

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High Rising Red River Lips At I-35 Corridor Bridge

The Red River at the Oklahoma-Texas line has risen so high that officials may have to shutdown the Interstate-35 corridor.

CBSDFW.COM–06/19/2015

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Crane Crash Closes Loop 12 In Irving

The northbound lanes of Loop 12 were shut down at Irving Boulevard in Dallas County on Friday morning after a crane slammed into the underside of a bridge.

06/19/2015

Lake Grapevine now at 562.00 ft. Still rising.
Jennifer Lindgren - CBS11

Floodwaters Creating Headaches For Drivers, Homeowners Along FM 2499

At the Marquis Apartments, complex management left a note with tenants of eminent flooding. Many chose to go ahead and pack up belongings and leave.

06/18/2015

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