Burleson County, TXkwhi.com


Starting today (Monday), a TxDOT contractor will switch traffic on County Road 132 at the Birch Creek crossing in south Burleson County. The switch will move traffic from the current detour to the newly built bridge structure. Drivers are asked to be alert to the new alignment. The $1.45 million...
Smith County, TXKLTV

FM 756 expansion project will displace multiple Smith County residents

SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - Plans to expand an East Texas road are moving forward, with environmental clearance expected this fall. The plan is to expand FM 756 in Smith County from Jeff Davis Drive southward to FM 344. According to TxDOT’s Draft Environmental Assessment, the purpose of the project is to improve mobility and safety. But those efforts come at a price to the people who live on and near the road. As it stands, the proposed project will result in 30 residential and three commercial displacements, and two “other” displacements.
Amarillo, TXAmarillo Globe-Times

Know Before You Go for week of Aug. 2

Officials from the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) released information on various lane closures and updates due to ongoing projects. - On Monday, FM 2373 will be closed south of Pantex from US 60 to I-40, for overlay work. Motorists will need to take alternate routes. - On Monday, the...
West, TXOdessa American

LANDGRAF: Upholding the “Permian Promise”

Born and raised in West Texas, and having chosen to raise my family here as well, I understand firsthand the struggles of dealing with road conditions out here in the Permian Basin. While the energy industry has been a boon for the region, increased oil and gas production definitely comes with some challenges, and heavy wear and tear on roads is one of them.
Amarillo, TXkgncnewsnow.com

TxDOT Know Before You Go Traffic Report

On Monday, Aug. 2, FM 2373 will be closed south of Pantex from US 60 to I-40, for overlay work. Motorists will need to take alternate routes. On Monday, Aug. 2, the right lane of southbound Soncy Road will be closed around the area of Westgate Mall for patching repairs.
Joaquin, TXscttx.com

Mobile Home Abandoned in Roadway Near Joaquin

July 29, 2021 - Roy Cheatwood, Constable Precinct 3, reports the discovery of a mobile home left in the middle of FM 2787 at County Road 3569. According to Constable Cheatwood, the mobile home crossed the Logansport Bridge from Louisiana on July 27, 2021, and was en-route to CR 3569. As the mobile home was getting closer to its destination, it became stuck at the intersection of FM 2787 and CR 3569 and was abandoned at that location with debris remaining in the roadway.
Austin, TXsmcorridornews.com

Oak Hill Parkway traffic alerts, closures & detours for week of August 2

The TxDOT Austin District is overseeing the design and construction of Oak Hill Parkway. Atkins serves as TxDOT’s general engineering consultant, and Atlas will provide owner verification testing and inspection. The Austin District plans, designs, builds, operates, and maintains the state transportation system in the following counties: Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet,...
Dallas, TXDallas News

TxDOT to open new downtown lane and ramp to northbound I-35E this weekend

The downtown Dallas traffic layout will look a little different starting this weekend. The Texas Department of Transportation will fully open a new lane and ramp to northbound Interstate 35E over Hi Line Drive overnight Friday and into early Saturday. The existing northbound entrance ramp to I-35E at Continental Avenue/Lamar...