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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has agreed to place “no trespassing” signs on the property beneath Interstate-45, near downtown Dallas.

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It’s a move, according to city council member Tiffani Young, that means police can ticket anyone who’s there. It also means the end is near for the so-called tent city, where many homeless people live.

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Managed by the city and local homeless advocacy groups, several council members are concerned about the city footing the bill for dumpsters and port-a-pottys under the bridge.

Some downtown residents have also expressed their displeasure with the lack of safety, obvious signs of drug use and criminal element at the tent encampments.

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