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.
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.
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.
Days before the storm hit, TXDOT trucks pre-treated roads with a brine, a mixture of salt and water.
Most drivers taking it slow as icy roads create hazardous driving conditions across the metroplex.
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.
It’s still too early to know if there will be any delays, and no word yet how much it will cost to fix.
A crash involving an 18-wheeler forced emergency crews to close a portion of eastbound Interstate-30 in Grand Prairie late Monday night, and the closures continued into early Tuesday morning.
Some South Dallas residents want the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to tread carefully when construction starts on the Southern Gateway Project.
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.
The eastbound lanes of the LBJ expressway are shut down this weekend between Webb Chapel Road and Marsh Lane.
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.