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5:03 PM Jun 10, 2022 CDT

Collin County Commissioner Duncan Webb elected chair of Regional Transportation Council

The transportation council is an independent policy board made up of officials from across the metroplex and is part of the North Central Texas Council of Governments division that oversees the transportation planning process for the region.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Trinity Metro to buy electric buses for new route between Alliance, east Fort Worth

Trinity Metro is buying eight electric buses to support a new route between east Fort Worth and the Alliance area to help connect employees with jobs.


Franklin | Brentwood

Lane closures and detours in effect June 9-10 at Mack Hatcher Parkway and Hillsboro Road

Check out some information about Mack Hatcher Parkway road work June 9 and 10.



Central Austin

Richard Mendoza named interim director of Austin Transportation Department

As former director Spillar moves into the private sector, Public Works Director Richard Mendoza steps in with 27 years of public service experience.


Central Austin

Austin announces options for getting to Blues on the Green on June 14-15

To avoid traffic and road closures surrounding Zilker Park, concertgoers are encouraged to take Capital Metro buses, bike and park at off-site lots.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

TxDOT proposes improvements to US 81/US 287 in Tarrant County

The Texas Department of Transportation is accepting public comment through June 17 on proposed improvements to US 81/US 287 from south of Avondale-Haslet Road to I-35W in Tarrant County.


Central Austin

Transportation commission backs 'bounty' program to reward Austinites who report blocked bike lanes

The recommendation asks city officials to consider a program that would send citizens a portion of funds from citations issued for infractions.



Tomball | Magnolia

Nichols Sawmill Road widening gets underway in Magnolia

Montgomery County Precinct 2 is working on four different road construction projects in the Magnolia area this summer, including widening Nichols Sawmill Road, according to Commissioner Charlie Riley. 


Frisco

Legacy Drive traffic switches, Panther Creek Parkway progress and more Frisco transportation updates

Find out the latest on various transportation projects around Frisco.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Colleyville City Council approves TxDOT grant funding for Hwy. 26 beautification

Colleyville City Council approved an agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for $172,000 in Green Ribbon funding for the beautification of Hwy. 26.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Sam Bass Ridge Road in Southlake scheduled to be resurfaced

The city of Southlake and Tarrant County have entered an interlocal agreement to resurface and rehabilitate Sam Bass Ridge Road.



Lake Highlands | Lakewood

Shuttle buses to replace DART light rail service in Dallas during maintenance periods

Dallas Area Rapid Transit will operate shuttle buses instead of light rail vehicles at certain stations due to planned system maintenance and repairs in and around the CityPlace/Uptown Station tunnel.


San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Buda gets presentation from CAMPO official that hints at additional funding available in early 2023

Buda City Council received presentation from the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization about ongoing projects and potential additional funding for projects throughout Hays and other counties.


Plano

City planning street, sidewalk repairs along Plano Parkway

Construction will involve the repair of 450,000 square feet of street pavement and 45,000 square feet of sidewalk.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Lewisville City Council approves asphalt contract

This contract is used on larger projects such as repairs to entire streets and/or parking lots.



North San Antonio

City of San Antonio holds open house about long-term plan for airport-area neighborhoods

The San Antonio Planning Department will hold an open house from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on June 7 at Coker United Methodist Church, 231 E. North Loop Road, for the Greater Airport Area Regional Center Plan.


Gilbert

Gilbert asks community to vote for Ocotillo Bridge design

The town of Gilbert is asking the community to vote between two design choices for the Ocotillo Bridge project.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Proposal to rename Fort Worth Alliance Airport would honor Ross Perot Sr.

A proposal is in the works to change the name of Fort Worth Alliance Airport to recognize the contributions of H. Ross Perot Sr. to the city and to the creation of the airport.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Lakeway receives mixed reviews on transportation proposals

Council chambers were packed Monday, June 6, as citizens addressed Lakeway City Council at a special meeting in which the council discussed several transportation projects around the city.



Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Cheek Sparger Road reconstruction continues in Colleyville

With traffic switched to new pavement on the south, work continues on the north side of Cheek Sparger Road in Colleyville with a new 12-inch waterline.


Tomball | Magnolia

UPDATED: Full closure of Tomball Tollway, Grand Parkway main lanes near Boudreaux Road canceled

A closure of main lanes on the Tomball Tollway and Grand Parkway in Tomball has been rescheduled for June 17-20, according to the Harris County Toll Road Authority.


Pearland | Friendswood

TxDOT considering changes to Broadway Street widening project

There could soon be changes to the original federally approved design to widen FM 518, better known as Broadway Street, in Pearland.