Part of an interstate in Carrollton, Texas started to separate and sink near the Crosby road exit, causing serious accidents and a police car to be struck by another vehicle. The incident could be weather related.
The Regional Transportation Council this week approved the final pieces of a $40 million package ensuring that a hike and bike trail will be built connecting Fort Worth to Dallas. It’s expected to open in fall 2023.
The ride-sharing service Uber is offering customers free rides to the polls Nov. 6. To get a ride on Election Day, users in Texas can simply click a button labeled “Get to the polls” on Uber’s smartphone app.
A planned 64-mile hike and bike trail connecting Fort Worth to Dallas now has the funding it needs — including an unusual federal credit available to cities with toll roads — and is scheduled to open in 2023.
Fort Worth city officials encourage residents to report potholes and other traffic problems, but the city’s hotline only gets about seven calls per day. Potholes are often a bigger problem after heavy rains.
Traffic flow will be reversed Friday afternoon on an Interstate 30 access road in west Fort Worth for the funeral procession of police Officer Garrett Hull, who was shot to death a week ago breaking up a robbery.
Fort Worth Texas officials say they want to crack down on 18-wheelers and other large trucks parking illegally in neighborhoods. One option is to raise fine for illegal parking, which is only $35 in Fort Worth.
A west Fort Worth man complained about dangers on the Benbrook traffic circle in Texas, and apparently got city hall’s attention. Flashing lights may soon be installed to warn motorists when to yield and merge.
The Benbrook traffic circle in west Fort Worth is known for its dangerous yield and merge points. But city officials say they will install flashing lights at several spots within the circle to improve navigation.
A nearly $1.3 million makeover of the Bryant Irvin Road bridge over Interstate 20 in Fort Worth has been delayed by contract problems, but state officials say the project is on track to be completed by Thanksgiving.
Texas spent $3.7 billion fixing area freeways and even allowed developers to put in high-speed toll lanes, yet those areas are common sources of complaints on the Star-Telegram’s Honkin’ Mad traffic page.
Fort Worth-area freeways such as I-35W, Loop 820 and Texas 121/183 have gotten makeovers totaling $3.7 billion, but those roads are still reviled by motorists.Bottlenecks are common where the toll lanes merge with the toll-free lanes.
Everyone in Dallas-Fort Worth knows of a traffic hot spot that needs to be fixed. The Star-Telegram is asking readers to point out the worst DFW congestion points with a series, “What makes you Honkin’ Mad?”