Commissioners also approve funding for projects in Collin, Denton counties
DALLAS — In an ongoing effort to enhance state roadways, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) approved a contract to expand the Intelligent Transportation System on I-20 and US 75 in various locations. The project is approximately 15 miles long and will include dynamic message signs that warn motorists of lane closures and traffic congestion due to accidents as well as traffic sensors that indicate backups and congestion through the Drivetexas.org website.
The project was approved at the Transportation Commission meeting in Austin this week and was awarded to Florida Traffic Control Devices, Inc. for $1.85 million.
The construction start date will be established in upcoming meetings between TxDOT and the contractor.
Other approved projects approved this week by TxDOT in North Texas include:
Construction start dates will be established in upcoming meetings between TxDOT and the contractors.
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