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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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TxDOT Seeks Reimbursement After Highway Crashes

It’s still too early to know if there will be any delays, and no word yet how much it will cost to fix.

CBS 11–02/10/2015

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Big Rig Crash Closes Highway In Grand Prairie

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.

02/10/2015

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Neighbors Worried About Historic Cemetery Near TxDOT Project

Some South Dallas residents want the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to tread carefully when construction starts on the Southern Gateway Project.

CBS 11–01/30/2015

Only a faint American flag could be seen at the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas, as its opening morning was met with heavy fog. (credit: Phyllis Smith/KRLD)

How Safe Are North Texas’ Bridges?

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.

01/20/2015

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Weekend Traffic Alert: LBJ Lanes Closed

The eastbound lanes of the LBJ expressway are shut down this weekend between Webb Chapel Road and Marsh Lane.

01/16/2015

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Mystery Of Interstate-35W Cross Solved Before Removal

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.

CBS 11–01/08/2015

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Super Bowl Ice Memories Has TxDOT Pre-Treating Roads

With the potential for winter weather this weekend, before the college national football championship, there are signs the Texas Department of Transportation preparation game plan has changed.

CBS 11–01/08/2015

A pedestrian bundles up in the cold weather (credit: AP Photo)

DFW Commuters Forced To Brave The Cold

Despite the chilly conditions across the DFW area early Thursday morning, the commute must continue.

01/08/2015

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More Than $1.7B Meant For Texas Highway Projects

More than $1.7 billion will be available for Texas highway projects because of a constitutional amendment that allows more money for roads, lawmakers said this week.

12/12/2014

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Eastbound Hwy 183 At Loop 12 In Irving Closing For Construction

Eastbound lanes of Hwy 183 in Irving at the Loop 12 bridge will be closed from 9:00am through 3:30pm today as workers prepare to make repairs to a heavily damaged bridge.

12/09/2014

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