KETR Local
6:51 am
Thu September 3, 2009

100 most congested roadways in Texas released


– The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has acknowledged the 100 most congested roadways in the state, including some in North Texas.

The report shows the majority of roadways were of course in major metropolitan areas, such as Dallas, Tarrant and Harris Counties.

Number two on the list is between Interstate 635 to Woodall Rogers Freeway in Dallas County. The stretch of road is said to cause more than $4 million hours of delay each year, costing collectively $86.31 million annually.

Number seven on the list was in Collin County, between HW 190 and I-635, causing each year more than $2 million hours of delay. $44 million were estimated in delay-associated costs annually.

TxDOT has launched a variety of projects designed to help reduce the congestion on the highway, including adding and extending high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes. The list of roads and projects are available at txdot.gov.