Drivers complain the five different speed limits along the 27.6 mile Chisholm Trail Parkway are confusing, and may be the reason for a lot of traffic tickets. They also complain of inadequate signs to warn of speed limit changes.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott over the weekend posted on Twitter that he thinks it’s time to do away with red light cameras in Texas. Some cities have banned the devices and the state Legislature could act next year.
A simple post on Twitter reminding Texas drivers that it’s illegal to hang out in the left lane has gone viral. The Texas Department of Transportation tweet garnered more than 3,600 likes in just over one day.
A tunnel connecting downtown Fort Worth to the South Side, going under Interstate 30 and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks, is scheduled to be complete in 2020. Tunnel traffic would use Hemphill and Lamar streets.
The detours will last until early 2020 on north Main Street, White Settlement Road and Henderson Street as 20 distinctive V-shaped piers are built to bridge the re-channeled Trinity River that is part of the Trinity River Vision.
Traffic news: Interstate 30 in Arlington, TX, near Dallas, TX, has been shut down for an investigation into two crashes involving motorcyclists, according to police. Several people were taken to area hospitals.
Cities like Fort Worth are increasingly working with private technology companies to overcome traffic congestion. Applications being by Dallas and Fort Worth help redirect vehicles around wrecks and speed traffic flow.
North Texas planners are pursing creation of a Hyperloop test track that would whisk riders from Dallas to Fort Worth in just six minutes. But they also support high-speed rail in the same corridor — possibly setting the stage for a metro area with dual transit systems.
Nearly 2,000 trucks, buses and other commercial vehicles were taken off the road after spot inspections found safety violations. The Texas Department of Public Safety checked nearly 8,000 trucks statewide, as part of its Roadcheck 2018 campaign.
The Texas Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting on July 19, 2018, at Dunbar High School in Fort Worth, TX, to discuss reconstructing the Southeast Connector, where I-20, Loop 820 and U.S. 287 meet.