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Xerox Signs $100M Deal To Manage TxDOT Toll Roads

Xerox announced Monday that it will open a customer service operations center in Austin to process more than 8 million monthly toll transactions while managing 750,000-plus accounts.

09/23/2013

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TxDOT Offering Free Child Safety Seat Inspections

Are you struggling to secure your child’s safety seat in the car? Are you even using the correct one? The Texas Department of Transportation is hoping to help answer these questions.

09/17/2013

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‘Don’t Mess With Texas’ Credited For Less Litter

Stevie Ray Vaughan first introduced the “Don’t mess with Texas” campaign in 1986. Twenty-seven years later, it’s still working.

09/04/2013

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TxDOT Wants Cities To Maintain Certain State Roads; Cities Say No

Preston Road is also State Highway 289, making it a road that’s maintained by the state. But in an effort to save TxDOT money the agency is considering asking cities and counties to take over maintenance on roads like Preston.

CBS 11–08/29/2013

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

State Road Panel To Hear About Proposed Cuts

The Texas Transportation Commission is to hear testimony about a proposal to shift the burden for maintaining urban highways to local governments.

08/29/2013

A police official conducts a field sobriety test at a DUI traffic checkpoint on June 4, 2007. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas DPS Increases Patrols For Labor Day

Texas troopers have increased their patrols in an effort to halt DWI-related crashes as drivers prepare for the long Labor Day holiday weekend.

08/20/2013

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Texas Travel Magazine Seeks Top Sites

The state’s official travel magazine celebrates its 40th anniversary next year and readers have a chance to vote for their top spots.

08/19/2013

The LBJ Freeway (credit: David McNew/Newsmakers)

New North Texas Highway Projects Recommended, Others Remain Stalled

Relief may soon be on the way for hundreds of thousands of North Texas commuters.

CBS 11–07/24/2013

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Playboy Told To Remove Sign From Texas Road

TXDOT ordered the removal of the sign, called “Playboy Marfa,” because Playboy does not have a license for outdoor advertisement in Texas.

07/04/2013

A police officer conducts a field sobriety test during a DUI traffic stop. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

More Troopers On Patrol For Drunk Drivers This July 4th

While the Independence Day holiday isn’t until next week, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is gearing up to put more highway patrol officers, conducting more drunk driving patrols.

CBSDFW.COM–06/26/2013

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Dangerous Stretch Of Road In Mansfield To Be Improved

A nearly one mile stretch of road in Mansfield with a reputation for being over-crowded is about to get some safety improvements: extra lanes for drivers.

06/11/2013

The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas, as designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava.

Lane Closures Along Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge

Drivers traveling in and out of downtown Dallas could face detours this week, because inspectors are taking a really close look at the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.

06/11/2013

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