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Commerce Chamber of Commerce manager Paul Voss is presenting the transportation concerns of the county to state legislative leaders in Austin as part of "Hunt County Days" March 3-4.  Leaders from the county will travel to the state capital to meet with legislators and others.  Voss says one particular concern is the growing traffic on Interstate 30.

The makeover of Interstate 30 from Rockwall to Greenville has likely only begun.

Interstate 30 from Dallas into Northeast Texas is changing – and even more changes are coming. In the first of three installments, KETR’s Mark Haslett speaks with North Central Texas Council of Governments Transportation Director Michael Morris.


A study to determine the future transportation needs of the Blacklands Corridor is being expanded to include a lot more of the blacklands.

A public meeting has been scheduled next month to update the proposal, which now encompasses everything between Interstate 30 and U.S. Highway 380 between Greenville and Garland.

The Regional Transportation Council of the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has announced the expanded study area is approximately 35 miles long and 440 square miles and takes in a portion of the President George Bush Turnpike.

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GREENVILLE — The days of driving along Interstate 30 through Greenville and seeing the sign advertising the former Dream Lodge Motel may be numbered.

The Greenville City Council intends to take a vote Tuesday on whether to formally create the overlay zoning district which has been proposed for the Interstate 30 corridor. The vote is scheduled during Tuesday’s regular council agenda, starting at 6 p.m. in the Municipal Building.