Blacklands Turnpike

Blacklands Turnpike
10:47 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Public meetings set for Richardson, Arlington

In this area north of Caddo Mills in Hunt County, a line of trees marks the right-of-way that would be used by the proposed toll road.
Mark Haslett KETR

The North Texas Council of Governments will host public meetings for input on the region's transportation plan.

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Blacklands Turnpike
8:11 am
Fri February 22, 2013

Transportation plan coming April 11

Neal Barker of Public Werks described the Blacklands Turnpike proposal to the public in Commerce on Feb. 5.
Mark Haslett KETR

The North Texas Council of Governments will reveal its new transportation plan - which could include the Blacklands Turnpike - on April 11.

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Blacklands Turnpike
8:14 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Public Werks, NETEX moved quickly to advance project

The Blacklands Turnpike would run from Greenville to Lavon.
Daniel Starks KETR

The proposed Blacklands Turnpike went from concept to project over the past year.

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Blacklands Turnpike
8:35 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Looking online for answers about developers

An image from the front page of the

Finding out which company is trying to contract with the government requires just a little digging around.

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Blacklands Turnpike
6:48 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Getting to know NETEX

Sam Young, Franklin County NETEX board member
Franklin County

What is the Northeast Texas Rural Rail Transportation District and what's its role in the proposed Blacklands Turnpike project?

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Blacklands Turnpike
8:24 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Toll road lease details kept secret

The toll road would follow the NETEX right-of-way from Greenville to Lavon.
KETR / Daniel Starks

Details about the proposed Blacklands Turnpike remain unavailable.

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Greenville-Lavon Toll Road
4:17 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

'Blacklands Turnpike' discussed in Commerce

Lions Club member and A&M-Commerce professor Betty Block, left, talks to K. Neal Barker of Dallas-based Public Werks. In the background at right is Brenda Short of Fate, who opposes the project.
Mark Haslett

A representative from the private firm designing the proposed toll road addressed the Lions Club in Commerce on Tuesday.

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Greenville-Lavon Road
11:01 am
Mon February 4, 2013

Toll road developer to speak in Commerce

Neal Barker of Public Werks, Inc.
Public Werks, Inc.

The next round in the public conversation about the Greenville-Lavon road will occur in Commerce.

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2:01 pm
Fri January 25, 2013

Town Hall meeting on toll road scheduled

A town hall meeting is scheduled this weekend to discuss the toll road which is proposed to cross Hunt County.

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