Now that the effects of the major ice storm of last week are wearing off, local governments and public works agencies are taking note of what worked, and which area they can improve for response.
Much of North Texas has thawed out after an ice storm that nearly shut down the region for several days.
Now that much of the ice has melted — or been chipped away — from area roads, North Texans are finding the inevitable aftermath of a week’s worth of freezing and thawing.
Ice is still causing grief for some area drivers. Police had to temporarily shut down a portion of road in Lewisville on Thursday morning due to an ice-related crash.
It seems the opinions of state and local agencies about road conditions and clearing efforts are varying greatly from those of North Texas drivers.
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CBS 11 News took a look at exactly what the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is putting on the roads to try to make them safer in inclement weather.
The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) are settling in for a busy night. Both technology and on-the-street manpower are helping them prepare for possible winter weather.
The city of Dallas and Texas Department of Transportation say they’re rushing to prevent icy road conditions as a winter storm descends on North Texas.
The winter weather rolling through North Texas will most certainly have an impact on roadways and travel plans. But officials across DFW said that they are ready for the storm.
DFW is bracing for a winter storm. If you need to travel outside either before or during the storm, you should keep these emergency telephone numbers handy.
Texas transportation officials have urged Thanksgiving holiday travelers to use care on the roads in a week that started with cold and icy weather in several parts of the state.