Van Zandt County
8:09 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Local Airport Dubbed Most Improved for 2012


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.

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8:03 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Roadwork coming for Rains County

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.

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8:36 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

Three women saved in rescue from high water

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.

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9:11 am
Wed March 21, 2012

Update: Roads reopen following Tuesday flooding

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.

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8:57 am
Fri March 2, 2012

New Amtrak line would bring more options for local riders

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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12:21 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

State regulates placement of campaign signs along highways

AUSTIN - State transportation officials are reminding citizens and candidates of the laws regulating their campaign sign placement on state highway right of way.

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6:56 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

Traffic flow to speed up within two months

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. 

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8:46 am
Wed January 25, 2012

Flash flooding, driving concerns amid heavy rainfall

Hours of heavy rains are prompting the Texas Department of Public Safety to remind motorists to avoid low water crossings and driving on flooded roadways. 

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7:44 am
Wed January 11, 2012

Update: Muddy conditions delay rescue, interstate cleanup

A tow truck attempts to remove a trailer located in the grassy median along I-30 at the 97 mile marker.
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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Safe driving
6:12 am
Thu December 22, 2011

Beware of wildlife during your holiday travel

The sides of Texas roadways can serve as a feeding station for wildlife, such as deer.

With more deer on area roadways and weather a bigger factor this time of year, Texas State officials urge even more caution when traveling.

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