TxDOT Starts New Safety Campaign As Pedestrian And Bicyclist Deaths Continue To ClimbTexas has seen a dramatic rise in the number of people killed walking and biking on roadways -- this despite a decrease in traffic crashes in 2020.
TxDOT Unveils 5 Proposals For Interstate 345 In Downtown DallasAt 1.4 miles, it may be one of the shortest highways in Texas and the U.S.
2 Construction Workers Burned After Contact With Downed Power Lines In Fort WorthA rock hauler was dropping off a load of dirt and had his bed extended in the up position, explained Lake Worth Police Chief J.T. Manoushagian. The hauler pulled forward and yanked down the lines.
Texas Saw 16% Spike In Deaths From Drivers, Passengers Not Wearing Seat Belts In 2020While there were fewer people on the roadways and fewer traffic crashes throughout the year, 2020 saw a spike in the number of fatalities overall and deaths of Texans from not wearing seat belts.
Despite Less Traffic In 2020, TxDOT Reports 17% Increase In Deadly Motorcycle CrashesIn 2020, in the 7,481 motorcycle crashes in Texas, 1,856 motorcyclists were seriously injured and 482 were killed.
Dallas Police Trying To Find Deadly Hit-And-Run Suspect As State Warns Of Increased Pedestrian FatalitiesA witness believed the suspect vehicle to be a black Chevrolet Malibu with silver trim on the rear.
Bitter North Texas Cold Makes For Difficulty Keeping Ice Off Roads“We can do the treatment, the heavy salts, the sand, plow things out of the way but still at the end of the day, the surface is frozen," an NTTA spokesperson warned.
Crews Working Around The Clock To Pretreat North Texas Roads Against Wintry WeatherOfficials described the pretreating efforts in North Texas as "all hands on deck."
Cold Front Brings Rain, Chance For Wintry Weather Across North Texas On New Year's EveWidespread rain begins overnight December 29 and continues through Wednesday, Dec. 30. According to the National Weather Service, models show the possibility for snow in North Texas on New Year's Eve.
North Texas Tollway Authority Discusses Construction Projects Currently UnderwayThe NTTA has three major construction projects they are working on that impact the President George Bush Turnpike, Sam Rayburn Tollway, and a new bridge to help extend the Dallas North Tollway further north through Collin County.
TxDOT Dallas Gives A Breakdown Of Major Construction Projects UnderwayTxDOT Dallas spokesman, Tony Hertzel, describes five major projects his they are working on in Dallas County impacting commuters on 35E, 635/LBJ, Hwy 183, Hwy 114 and the SM Wright Freeway.
Severe Winter Weather Approaching West Texas, Roadway Treatment UnderwayThe Texas Department of Transportation has begun treating roadways, with a concentration on bridges and overpasses, from San Angelo through far West Texas.
TxDOT Fort Worth Discusses Major Construction Projects UnderwayCBS 11 talks with local transportation agencies -- including TxDOT Dallas, TxDOT Fort Worth and the NTTA -- about the progress of road construction projects in North Texas.
Weekend Drivers Should Plan For Partial Closure Of Interstate-30 In And Around ArlingtonGetting around parts of North Texas during the weekend of November 7 will be tricky because of construction, closures and major highway delays.
TxDOT Subcontractor Struck And Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver In ArlingtonInvestigators believe an SUV was traveling westbound on I-20 near Collins Street when the driver began switching lanes and rear-ended a Jeep which also was traveling westbound.