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.READ MORE: Heating Issues Close 2 Elementary Schools In The Garland Independent School District
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.READ MORE: Sunburned: Red-Hot Mavs Fall To Phoenix After Rough 4th Quarter 109-101
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.MORE NEWS: Texas Amber Alert Issued For 14-Year-Old Hillary Salcedo Out Of Buda
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