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Texas Senate passes highway funding bill

Texas Senate passes highway funding bill

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 06, 2015

The Texas Senate passed a highway funding bill March 4 that will dedicate a portion of motor vehicle taxes to ...

Texas Senate will vote on using portion of vehicle taxes for highway funding

Texas Senate will vote on using portion of vehicle...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 27, 2015

The Texas Senate Transportation Committee approved a bill that would dedicate a portion of motor vehicle taxes to road and bridge ...

Texas DOT saves nearly $1 billion over next decade through historic bond deal

Texas DOT saves nearly $1 billion over next decade...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 09, 2015

The Texas Department of Transportation recently announced that it had achieved the largest savings on a single bond deal in ...

Rollover accident caused from surprise gravel road

Rollover accident caused from surprise gravel road

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 20, 2014

  Although the road in the picture looks like a gravel road, it's definitely not supposed to be. According to reports, ...

Eyeless spider forces TxDOT back to the drawing board

Eyeless spider forces TxDOT back to the drawing board

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 04, 2014

  Two years ago the Texas Department of Transportation was forced to halt highway construction project when an endangered, eyeless spider ...

Taking control of congestion on Tomball Parkway

Taking control of congestion on Tomball Parkway

Posted by Contributed on Oct 09, 2014

State Highway 249, also known as the Tomball Parkway, is one of the primary freeways serving the city of Tomball ...

Texas HOV lanes could bring in transportation funds from single-passenger cars

Texas HOV lanes could bring in transportation funds...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 25, 2014

Transportation infrastructure in Texas could get a boost in revenue from single-passenger cars in certain high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes. The Texas ...

VIDEO: TxDOT uses Vine videos to urge teens to buckle up

VIDEO: TxDOT uses Vine videos to urge teens to buckle...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 18, 2014

When I was a teen driver, I always remembered to buckle my seatbelt. That’s not because I was necessarily the ...

TxDOT, transportation leaders unveil $800 million highway funding plan

TxDOT, transportation leaders unveil $800 million...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 08, 2014

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) on Wednesday joined the Alamo Regional Mobility Authority, VIA Metropolitan Transit, city of San ...

Truck hits, damages three bridge beams with an excavator

Truck hits, damages three bridge beams with an...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 27, 2013

Oops—he did it again, and again and again. A driver carrying an oversize load hit three bridges on Texas’ Interstate 20 ...

ARTBA-TDF recognizes safety programs, campaigns, technologies in ‘Roadway Work Zone Safety Awareness Awards’

ARTBA-TDF recognizes safety programs, campaigns,...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 10, 2013

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) presented eight public and private sector organizations with awards ...

TxDOT makes significant changes to road maintenance transfer plan

TxDOT makes significant changes to road maintenance...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Aug 30, 2013

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced this week that it has decided to make changes to its proposal that ...

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