Thursday, December 12th, 2013
Construction has begun on a pair of new interchanges where Aquarena Springs Drive (Loop 82) and Hopkins Street (Texas 80) cross under Interstate 35.
Thursday, November 21st, 2013
Texas Department of Transportation officials plan to build an overpass that will take traffic on Texas 123 up and over Wonder World Drive on San Marcos’ eastern outskirts.
Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
As congestion worsens on Interstate 35 through Austin, state leaders are seriously discussing a drastic response: tolling the highway's lanes in the city and making part of the nearby State Highway 130 toll road free.
Thursday, October 24th, 2013
Not everything is bigger these days in Texas, where state highway engineers have developed thinner paving mixes that work better than old-style asphalt coatings, last longer and save the state millions of dollars.
Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
A year ago this week, a toll road opened in Central Texas that represented two milestones for the state. While its posted 85 mph speed limit — the highest in the country — drew international headlines, many...
Monday, September 23rd, 2013
The Texas Department of Transportation has long been protective of its beloved anti-littering slogan, "Don't Mess With Texas." Since debuting the now-iconic phrase in 1986, agency officials have regularly pursued legal action to block unauthorized use of...
Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
The Hays County Commissioners Court this afternoon appropriated $5,000 to help pay for road signs honoring a state trooper killed 13 years ago during a traffic stop on Interstate 35.
Saturday, September 14th, 2013
The ongoing conversion of paved roads to gravel is an embarrassment to Texas. Other funding gaps are harder to see.
Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
Perennially looking for a way to fund a long-anticipated eastern loop around San Marcos, the Hays County Commissioners Court continues to consider an arrangement that would dedicate a portion of county property tax revenue collected from eastern...