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Texas DOT reminds residents political signs can’t be placed in right of way

Texas DOT reminds residents political signs can’t...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 12, 2016

The general election might be eight months away, but the political season is in full force. But Texas wants to remind voters to ...

Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after just 2 days on the job

Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 29, 2016

A 26-year-old project engineer in Texas was only on the job for two days before he was hit and killed by ...

Texas DOT pleased with initial iPad testing for inspections

Texas DOT pleased with initial iPad testing for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 28, 2016

Inspectors for the Texas Department of Transportation might soon have a new tool that could make their jobs a little easier. TxDOT has been ...

Fan replaces signage on Bowie Street in Austin to honor David Bowie

Fan replaces signage on Bowie Street in Austin to honor...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 15, 2016

Some Austin music lovers took street naming into their own hands to honor David Bowie after he died this week, ...

Texas road worker killed after being struck in hit and run

Texas road worker killed after being struck in hit and...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 14, 2016

A road worker in Texas died Tuesday after he was struck by a possibly drunk driver that then fled the scene. According ...

Houston construction crew robbed at gunpoint twice in one week

Houston construction crew robbed at gunpoint twice in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 07, 2016

A construction crew in Houston recently told KHOU TV that they "feared for their lives," after being robbed at gunpoint ...

James Bass named new Texas DOT executive director

James Bass named new Texas DOT executive director

Posted by Chris Hill on Dec 18, 2015

The Texas Transportation Commission has named James Bass as the new executive director of the Texas Department of Transportation, replacing ...

VIDEO: 3 excavators, 2 dozers team up to move 100-year, 518k-lb. tree to new home

VIDEO: 3 excavators, 2 dozers team up to move 100-year,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2015

Who knew an old tree could make for such a fun video? According to the YouTube description for this video, in ...

Elderly man kills construction worker in hit and run

Elderly man kills construction worker in hit and run

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 16, 2015

An elderly driver struck and killed a construction worker crossing the street then fled the scene in Texas earlier this month. According ...

U.S. 183 expansion in Austin gets $282 million TIFIA loan from USDOT

U.S. 183 expansion in Austin gets $282 million TIFIA...

Posted by Chris Hill on Dec 09, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has given the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority a $282 million loan through the ...

Following increase of alcohol related deaths last holiday season, TxDOT urging drivers to ‘Plan While You Can’

Following increase of alcohol related deaths last...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 08, 2015

The Texas Department of Transportation wants to make sure that a reindeer is the only thing grandma has to worry about ...

Texas DOT starts campaign to end nearly 5,500-day streak of road deaths

Texas DOT starts campaign to end nearly 5,500-day...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 11, 2015

As of Nov. 7, at least one person had died on Texas roads for 5,478 days straight. That's at least ...

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