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A snowplough clears a road after heavy snowfall. (credit: Cesar Manso/AFP/Getty Images)

Ice Storm Memories Have One North Texas City Planning Ahead

In the heat of late July, officials in Keller are determined not to get caught off guard by the first winter freeze. The city bought two snow plow attachments for city trucks.

CBS 11–07/29/2014

A car submerged in flood water. (credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

TxDOT Monitors Work Zones For Flooding

With so many area roadways under construction, flash flooding is a serious concern for TxDOT on Thursday, as strong storms pound North Texas.

07/17/2014

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Citations, Left Lane Driving & The Law In Texas

The law is clear – in Texas the left lane is for passing only. But, what do you do if you get stuck behind a slow poke hogging the left lane? In the metroplex, you may be out of luck.

CBS 11–07/14/2014

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LBJ/I-35 Toll Connector Not Ready Until Next Week

The much anticipated LBJ toll connector to I-35E did not open Saturday as planned.

CBS 11–07/12/2014

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East Dallas Transformation Could Include Interstate-30 Deck Park

Most people think of it as the not-so-fun ride in Fair Park. We’re talking about Interstate-30, just east of downtown. But some area improvements being considered are not only timely, but beautiful.

CBS 11–07/11/2014

Central Expressway at Woodall Rodgers

Leaders Fight Central Expressway Managed Toll Lane Proposal

If you live, work, or play in Collin County — you know the drill. Get on a toll road to get where you want to go. There’s the George Bush, the Sam Rayburn and the Dallas North Tollway. Now, tolls could eventually come to Central Expressway.

CBSDFW.COM–07/10/2014

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Tolls Begin For DFW Connector Express Lanes

Crews are now finished with the DFW Connector project. But saying goodbye to road construction means saying hello to new charges, which took effect on Monday morning.

07/07/2014

A truck heads towards the tollway on August 27, 2004. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

TxDOT To Revamp TxTag Customer Service

The Texas Department of Transportation is shutting down its toll tag customer service department and website on Friday for a thorough upgrade scheduled to debut next week.

07/03/2014

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Texas Increases Patrols For Fourth Of July

Texas troopers will be out in force over the long Fourth of July holiday period, looking for suspected drunken drivers and other traffic violators. The patrol increase starts Friday.

06/26/2014

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Bumpy Ride For Drivers During I-30 Repaving Project

A re-paving project on I-30 is proving to be a traffic hazard for North Texas commuters.

06/24/2014

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Distracted Driving & Don’t Mess With Texas

A distracted driving campaign joins the popular ‘Don’t Mess With Texas’ campaign in an effort to keep the state’s roadways clean and safe.

06/19/2014

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TxDOT Takes Aim At Distracted Driving

If you talk or text on your phone while behind the wheel of a vehicle, you will crash. That is the message from TxDOT, as they begin a campaign that will hopefully save lives.

06/18/2014

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