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Technology Helping Road Crews Prepare For Icy 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.

CBS 11–12/05/2013

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TxDOT, NTTA, Dallas Road Crews Brace For Winter Storm

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.

CBS 11–12/05/2013

A highway sign advises motorists to the dangerous driving conditions. (credit: Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

Road Crews Ready For Winter Weather Blast

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.

12/05/2013

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Important Winter Storm Phone Numbers

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.

12/05/2013

Highway traffic jam. (credit: Getty Images/Gabriel Bouys/AFP)

TxDOT Urges Holiday Drivers To Take Care

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.

11/27/2013

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TxDOT Preps For Winter Weather This Weekend

With the threat of sleet and maybe even snow in North Texas Sunday night and into Monday, the folks that keep our roads clear spent much of Friday preparing for their first possible test of the winter season.

CBS 11–11/22/2013

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$3.2 Million Approved To Upgrade Stretch Of I-20

The Texas Transportation Commission has approved $3.2 million in funding to upgrade and modify a stretch of I-20 in Eastland County.

11/21/2013

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Playboy Bunny Art Moving To Dallas

A Playboy bunny logo that had upset some residents of the West Texas town of Marfa will be removed from a roadside art display and hauled to a museum in Dallas.

11/15/2013

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LBJ TEXpress Toll Lanes Set To Open Next Month

On December 14, TxDOT will open 3.2 miles of the LBJ Express toll road. The full, 13-mile project is slated for completion in 2015. Including frontage roads, the project widens LBJ to 22 lanes — four of them TEXpress toll lanes.

Four of the 22 lanes are toll road, dubbed the “TEXpress”.

CBS 11–11/13/2013

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Neighbors Want Traffic Light & Lower Speed Limit On Street

What was once a rural, two-lane road has turned into a regular route for North Texas commuters. Now some people who live along Davis Boulevard, in Tarrant County, are pleading for help. They say they only want to be able to safely get in and out their homes.

CBSDFW.COM–11/04/2013

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TxDOT Releases Names Of Top 25 Toll Jumpers

The Texas Department of Transportation has posted the names of the state’s top 25 toll jumpers on its website.

10/17/2013

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Arlington Officials Push For Highway 360 Toll Road

Do you think North Texas needs another toll road? It seems officials in Arlington do. The city is pressing the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) to help alleviate a trouble spot in the city.

CBSDFW.COM–10/15/2013

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