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Friday, September 25th, 2015

Toll lanes scrubbed from plans for U.S. 281 in San Antonio

Efforts to expand the stretch of U.S. 281 passing through San Antonio will move ahead without the addition of toll lanes following a unanimous Texas Transportation Commission vote Thursday.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

TxDOT refunding $1.7M in toll road overcharges

Billing problems with the Texas Department of Transportation’s tolling system are bigger than the agency had realized, officials confirmed Tuesday, and the agency will be giving back about $1.7 million to tollway users who have been overbilled.

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Texas 130 toll road company in danger of default

The company behind the 41-mile southern portion of State Highway 130 is low on cash and scrambling to get an upcoming payment deadline waived, according to a report released this week by Moody’s Investors Service.

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

Terri Hall: Donna Campbell’s double-cross on toll roads

The freshman senator’s newfound love for toll roads will cost her constituents hundreds or thousands each year in hidden taxes.

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Senate scrutinizing Texas 130 speed limit

Concerns about speed limits on frontage roads and the Texas Department of Transportation’s use of toll lanes to expand the state’s network of highways came up for debate in a Senate committee Wednesday.

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

TxDOT approves 85 mph limit for stretch of Texas 130 toll road

Texas is set to get a new bragging right: the fastest speed limit in the country.

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

Plans for Texas 21 may include tolls

A future widening of Texas 21, the heavily traveled highway that straddles nearly the entire length of the Hays-Caldwell counties line, could include toll lanes, a Texas Department of Transportation official now says.

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