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Snow Plow US 380

It’s not every day during a Texas winter that most of the state hits freezing temperatures. But when it does happen, TxDOT crews go above and beyond to keep the roads clear and safe during winter weather.

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TxDOT among winners of Intersection Safety Challenge

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced the winners of its Intersection Safety Challenge, awarding TxDOT for efforts to improve pedestrian safety at intersections.

Texas and Tribes: Shared Traditions
Trusting instincts and taking action against human trafficking

While working one day at TxDOT’s Gainesville Travel Information Center in 2022, Supervisor Abeer Basidiq had a gut feeling something was not right.

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TxDOT employees were the cat’s meow at Houston holiday parade

TxDOT employees helped kick off the holiday season in November by strutting with one of the coolest cats on the planet.

Happy Veterans Day
Inside scoop: Texas Transportation Commission Jan. 2024

Here’s a look at what TxDOT is working on lately.

News releases

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Texas commuters saved $3 billion in 2022

Commuters across Texas reaped time and cost savings valued at more than $3 billion last year, thanks to transportation improvements and pandemic-related trends.

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TxDOT wants everyone home safe for the holidays

The holiday season gets its official start next week as many Texans gather around the table for Thanksgiving dinner.

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TxDOT's push to end 23 years of daily deaths on Texas roads

It almost happened. The long and heartbreaking 23-year streak of daily deaths on Texas highways almost ended. Almost.

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Historic $345 million approved for pedestrian and bicycle projects across Texas

Major increase in funding to help provide transportation alternatives and safer access to schools and amenities.

TxDOT editorial

TxDOT to fight lawsuit against I-35 safety and mobility improvements

In response to a lawsuit brought by opponents of the I-35 Capital Express Central project, TxDOT Executive Director Marc Williams signaled the agency plans to vigorously defend the much-needed project.

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Historic investment driving the Texas economy forward

Texas Transporation Commission chairman J. Bruce Bugg, Jr. provides this thoughts on the adoption of the 2024 Unified Transportation Program.

Read more from chairman J. Bruce Bugg

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A "Team Effort" to share the importance of save driving habits. 

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Local news

TxDOT designates second South Padre Island causeway project as a state roadway

The second South Padre Island causeway project is moving forward in development as the Texas Transportation Commission added the future roadway, SH 104, to the state highway system.

TxDOT seeks input on US 82 Texas Corridor Study

TxDOT is working to shape the future for one of the most important highways in our area, and public input is crucial as the agency looks to meet the transportation needs of tomorrow.

TxDOT announces NHHIP record of decision

Parents and caregivers do everything they can to protect their children from harm, and TxDOT helps parents take the same precautions before heading out on the road.

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Traffic safety campaigns

Browse our seasonal public service announcements and download materials to help spread the word.

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Beautification and preservation campaigns

Learn about how we're keeping highways beautiful and preserving Texas history.

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