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Interstate-35 Reopens After Fatal Crash

All lanes of a major interstate have reopened in Central Texas after a deadly crash involving a big rig that slammed into a bridge beam in a construction zone.

03/27/2015

32-year-old Clark Davis of Arlington, killed when I-35 bridge collapsed after crash. (photo provided by: Davis Family)

I-35 Bridge Height Questions After North Texan Killed In Accident

All new questions surrounding the height of an Interstate-35 bridge and the deadly crash that happened when it collapsed, after being hit by an 18-wheeler. It appears TxDOT may not have followed its own recommendations.

CBSDFW.COM–03/26/2015

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Multiple Lane Closures On Hwy 75 Will Slow Drivers In Allen & Fairview

Drivers in Collin County can expect delays over the next couple of nights along Highway 75.

03/26/2015

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Concerned Texans Gathering In Austin To Protest Toll Roads

People from across Texas are going to be in Austin today calling on elected officials for toll road reform.

03/23/2015

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Texas Transportation Officials Refunding $1.7M In Tolls

The Texas Department of Transportation has started mailing refund checks to some tollway drivers who were overbilled or billing was wrongly delayed for months.

03/18/2015

A motorist drives along a street near a large water-filled pothole. (credit: AP Photo/Mel Evans)

No Guarantee Of Payment For Vehicle Damage On Texas Highways

Bent rims and busted hub caps have become the norm after winter weather added to growing number of North Texas potholes. There’s no question pothole damage is hitting drivers bank accounts, but who is at fault?

CBSDFW.COM–03/10/2015

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Texas Senate Passes First Bill Of Session, Road Funding Plan

The Texas Senate approved the first bill of the legislative session on Wednesday, with speedy passage of a plan to shift billions of dollars generated by vehicle sales taxes to building and maintaining roads strained by the state’s booming population.

03/04/2015

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Snow Creates Slick Spots On DFW Roads

Fluffy flakes of snow started falling across North Texas on Friday morning, but they quickly created slick spots on area roads. Drivers are urged to take it slow.

02/27/2015

A motorist drives along a street near a large water-filled pothole. (credit: AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Pothole Problems Will Get Worse Before They Get Better

So, you’re driving after the North Texas ice has finally melted. Great! Then, bam you hit a gigantic pothole. Sorry. And unfortunately those dips in the pavement and asphalt are going to get worse before they get better.

CBSDFW.COM–02/26/2015

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Brine Good For Icy Roads, But Bad For Your Car

Days before the storm hit, TXDOT trucks pre-treated roads with a brine, a mixture of salt and water.

02/24/2015

Good Samaritan helps a stalled vehicle get moving on High Five interchange in Dallas. (Credit: CBSDFW.COM)

From Denton To Fort Worth, Icy Roads Blanket North Texas

Most drivers taking it slow as icy roads create hazardous driving conditions across the metroplex.
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02/23/2015

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TXDOT, NTTA Shift Into Gear To Pre-Treat Area Roads

With a winter storm blowing into North Texas later this weekend, crews hit the road to pre-treat highway interchange ramps, bridges, and overpasses to protect them against ice or other frozen precipitation.

02/20/2015

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