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Posted on: April 10, 2020

In the News: Input Sought on MPO Project Plan

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Area transportation planners are asking for the public’s input regarding a change to the 2019-2022 Transportation Improvement Plan.

The plan, a list of proposed transportation projects to be developed with federal funds, is being amended to inclu...

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In The News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

In the News: State Lawmakers Ask Department of Transportation to Drop High-Speed Rail Project

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More than two dozen state lawmakers have signed a letter urging the U.S. Department of Transportation to end work related to a high-speed rail project that would pass through the Brazos Valley.

The letter, written by District 13 State. Rep. Ben Leman, says...

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In The News
Posted on: March 8, 2020

In the News: Lane to be Closed at 2818 and Luther

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Utility work on Luther Street near the intersection of FM 2818 is scheduled to start Tuesday and will lead to the closure of a lane, officials said.

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, one lane will be closed on northbound FM 2818, and tur...

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In The News
Posted on: March 7, 2020

In the News: TxDOT: Arrange for Sober Ride Home this Spring Break

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As spring break kicks off, the Texas Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to plan sober rides in light of the hundreds of crashes that involve young drivers under the influence this time of year.

During spring break last year — March...

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In The News
Posted on: February 27, 2020

In the News: Drivers Ed Group Ranks College Station Among Safest Texas Cities

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Using data provided by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, a drivers education company recently named College Station as the fifth safest city for driving in Texas.

The platform Aceable used U.S. Census estimates and 2018 data from TxDOT to study which...

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In The News
Posted on: February 14, 2020

In the News: Barron Road Receiving Improvements

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One of College Station’s busiest roads is receiving some much-needed improvements.

Around 14,000 cars travel Barron Road every day, and many of the intersections are not safe because of a lack of traffic lights.

Source:  KXXV-TV, 2/14/202...
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News Flash

Posted on: July 15, 2020

Nighttime Work on FM 2154

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BRAZOS COUNTY – TxDOT’s contractor, Knife River Corporation, will begin replacement of the roadway surface on FM 2154 (Wellborn Road) between FM 60 (University Drive) and Southwest Parkway on Monday, July 20th. There will be approximat...

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TxDOT News Release
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Seal Coat Work Beginning in Brazos County

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BRAZOS COUNTY – Seal coat operations, on FM 1179 in Brazos County, will begin Thursday, July 9, 2020. Drivers can expect delays and various lane closures along FM 1179 (Briarcrest and Villa Maria), from SH 6 to SH 47.  Work is expected ...

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TxDOT News Release
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Seal Coat Work Beginning in Brazos County

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Seal coat operations, at various locations in Brazos County, will begin Thursday, June 11, 2020. Drivers can expect delays and various lane closures throughout the operation.  Work is set to begin on the SH 6 Frontage Roads, but will also include...

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TxDOT News Release
Posted on: April 24, 2020

FM 2154 Bridge Rail Work

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TxDOT’s contractor, Knife River Corporation, will begin replacement of the bridge rail on FM 2154 (Wellborn Road) over FM 60 (University Drive) near the Northgate area on Monday, April 27th. Phase 1 of the project will replace the west side rail...

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TxDOT News Release
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Update for US190/SH 6

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ROBERTSON/BRAZOS COUNTIES – Construction continues along US 190/SH 6 between Hearne and Bryan to add turn lanes at frequently travel roadway intersections. This project began in September of 2019 and should be complete in early 2022. Upon comple...

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TxDOT News Release
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Open House for Raised Medians on FM 2347

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The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is proposing to install additional raised medians on FM 2347 (George Bush Drive) from FM 2154 (Welborn Road) to BS-6R (Texas Avenue). An informal open house is scheduled for Tuesday, January 21, 2020 between ...

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TxDOT News Release
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Overhead Signs Along State Highway 6

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GRIMES, BRAZOS, and ROBERTSON COUNTIES-Beginning Tuesday (September 24, 2019) the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will begin nighttime work to replace overhead signs along SH 6. Tuesday night they will be shutting down no...

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TxDOT News Release
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Construction of Turn Lanes Along US 190/SH6

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BRAZOS/ROBERTSON COUNTY – Beginning next week, the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will begin construction of turn lanes along US 190/SH 6 between Hearne and Bryan.  Upon completion, these turn lanes will greatly improve s...

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TxDOT News Release