Interstate 30

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Hunt County Historical Commission chairman Carol Taylor says the 58th anniversary of Interstate 30 opening is September 5.  The first part of I-30, the Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike, opened September 5, 1957.  Construction of I-30 to the east continued into the early 1960s.  Carol says I-30 has vastly changed the lives of people in Hunt County and Northeast Texas.

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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.

Two-way frontage roads are designed for rural, low-volume areas.
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Interstate 30 from Dallas into Northeast Texas is changing – and even more changes are coming. In the second of three installments, KETR’s Mark Haslett speaks with North Central Texas Council of Governments Transportation Director Michael Morris.

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

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.

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One of Greenville’s largest automobile dealerships has found a new place it wants to call home.

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A controversial zoning proposal for the I-30 corridor will be the focus of a public meeting this evening.

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A woman locked in a burning vehicle had to be extricated by Hopkins County emergency personnel early Thursday morning.

Katy King, motorist

Listeners are reporting slowed traffic in the westbound lanes from Caddo Mills to FM 35 in Royse City.

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HUNT COUNTY - Authorities say 43-year-old Billy Wayne Wooten was killed Tuesday night after he was struck by an 18 wheeler.

GREENVILLE Charges have been dropped in connection with a church van which transported drugs through Hunt County two years ago.

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A wreck involving a red two-door car had traffic at a complete halt Sunday on Interstate 30 just east of Rockwall.

GREENVILLE - Some Greenville residents voiced their objections Thursday to TxDot concerning the placement of the Highway 34/Wesley Street exit ramp off Interstate 30. 

GREENVILLE - A second meeting is planned between transportation officials and residents upset about the Interstate 30/Wesley Street project in Hunt County. 

Traffic flow to speed up within two months

Jan 26, 2012

AUSTIN - More than 1,500 miles of Texas interstates will experience increased speed limits to 75 mph following action Thursday by the state’s Transportation Commission. 

Photo submitted by Commerce resident Katy King

GREENVILLE - Crews have reopened a five mile section of westbound Interstate 30 after a semi hauling synthetic plastic overturned near the 97 mile marker at around 7 a.m. Tuesday. 

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