Latest Texas Department of Transportation Stories

2014-08-29 23:03:24

Traffic congestion is relative. What constitutes “bad” depends on where you live. College Station, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 For the first time, the state’s annual ranking of its most gridlocked roadways will give Texans in smaller cities a look at problem roadways in their own areas, regardless of how they compare to big-city bottlenecks. What originally began as the list of Texas’ 100 Most Congested Roadways now provides a variety of congestion measures on 1,783 roadway...

2014-03-13 23:22:47

The I-35 corridor is getting an overhaul between Hillsboro and Salado and there is new traveler information available to you. Frequent night time lane closures in this span of construction could cause some travel delay to Dallas, Austin and San Antonio I-35 commuters who travel through this area. College Station, TX (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 As motorists who regularly travel I-35 through Central Texas know, construction work is well under way to dramatically improve mobility and safety in...

2013-12-10 23:03:14

The I-35 corridor is getting an overhaul, especially between Hillsboro and Salado. Are you making the most of the travel information available to you? College Station, TX (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Researchers from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute want to hear from travelers about what information is useful, what isn’t, and what more could be provided. To participate in the brief, anonymous survey, visit http://my35survey.org. Survey results will be used to evaluate and improve...

2013-06-03 23:18:28

After their installation on Texas roadways to alert drivers of upcoming construction, Bay Fastening Systems comments on the safety benefits of road rumble strips. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 On June 3, Bay Fastening Systems, issues a statement about the Texas Department of Transportation´s decision to install rumble strips along stretches of road to warn drivers of road construction ahead of them. According to an article by WFAA.com, the Department of Transportation in Texas...

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