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Thousands Awarded to Rockwall Airport

Sep 3, 2012
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AUSTIN - The Texas Transportation Commission has approved $165,000 in improvements to Rockwall Municipal Airport, one of roughly 275 community airports in Texas eligible for funding.

The proposed extension of FM 1570 has been talked about for years and was included as part of the Small Area Plan adopted in 2011.
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GREENVILLE - Officials with the city, TxDot and Hunt County will host the open house session, scheduled for Thursday at 5 p.m. at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center.

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WEST TAWAKONI - With a surface area of 37,879 acres, Lake Tawakoni covers a vast area of East Texas, including three counties. Now, drivers who frequent the longest of the lakes' two bridges can look forward to some relief while crossing.

Hunt County Highways Due For Repairs

Jul 15, 2012
Scott Harvey / KETR

HUNT COUNTY - Highways in Commerce and Quinlan are the objects of a $2.6 million contract scheduled to begin this week.

TxDOT's summer asphalt work begins

Jun 18, 2012
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HUNT COUNTY - The Texas Department of Transportation has announced the schedule for its 2012 summer asphalt program, which applies seal coat to area roadways each year.

Summer resurfacing

Jun 12, 2012
Cindy Roller / KETR/Cooper Review

COOPER - As part of a $769,000 project, officials are performing resurfacing work in Cooper and later in Mount Vernon as part of a contract between TxDot and Richard Drake Construction.

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SULPHUR SPRINGS - Motorists who frequent the Highway 11 Loop south of Sulphur Springs will soon experience a stop light along the roadway in an effort to improve safety.

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TxDOT is changing speed limit signs on parts of Interstates throughout Texas today.

Scott Harvey

By June 9, the sightline along Northeast Texans roadways will be a little clearer, as campaign signs are to be removed by candidates who were seeking office in Tuesday’s primary.

100 killed in Texas Work Zones in 2010

Apr 24, 2012

EMORY - The Texas Department of Transportation is reminding motorists to be vigilant on the roadways as part of Work Zone Awareness Week.

Local Airport Dubbed Most Improved for 2012

Apr 16, 2012
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AUSTIN - A general aviation airport in East Texas won top honors recently for structural and aesthetic improvements that eventually turned a financial liability into an economic asset for the community and the region.

Roadwork coming for Rains County

Mar 27, 2012

The Texas Department of Transportation has entered into an agreement with a Clarksville contractor to resurface a section of U.S. Highway 69 in Rains County.

Three women saved in rescue from high water

Mar 22, 2012

QUINLAN - Two Texas Department of Transportation employees are being credited with the rescue of three women who became trapped in their car amidst rising flood waters.

Update: Roads reopen following Tuesday flooding

Mar 21, 2012

HUNT COUNTY - A relatively dry and sunny day throughout Northeast Texas has allowed some flooded roadways to dry out and open back up to motorists.

DALLAS - Amtrak and Texas transportation officials are studying starting passenger rail service from Dallas-Fort Worth to Shreveport, La, which would bring more stops locally. 

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