Tag Archives: Texas Department of Transportation

New Legislation Sets Out To Hold Truck Drivers And Companies Responsible For Bridge Strikes.

By Mitch Borden A new bill that would hold companies and truck drivers responsible for bridge strikes is headed to the Texas Governor’s desk to be signed.

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TxDOT Kicks-Off New Safe Driving Initiative In Energy Producing Communities

From 2016 to 2018 — the Texas Department of Transportation, or TxDOT, estimates fatal crashes in the 12 West Texas counties that make up its Odessa district rose by 97 percent. That bump comes as the Permian Basin is seeing more … Continue reading

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Marfa Airport Receives $800,000 From State

The Marfa Municipal Airport has been awarded about $800,000 from the Texas Department of Transportation, TxDOT said Thursday. The funds were approved at a July meeting of the Texas Transportation Commission. They’ll be used for planned airport improvements, including some … Continue reading

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More Than 50,000 Killed On Texas Roads In Last 15 Years

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is marking a grim milestone this week: Saturday, November 7, will mark 15 years of at least one person dying every day on roads in Texas. The department says there hasn’t been a single … Continue reading

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Citing Safety Concerns, Marfa Airport Plans Runway Facelift

Pilots looking to bring a red-eye flight into Marfa may soon be able to do so safely. Officials from the municipal airport and representatives from the Texas Department of Transportation met at the airport’s sole terminal Wednesday (July 29) to discuss new building plans, … Continue reading

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