Tag Archive: Texas Department of Transportation

May 10 2013

City showcased at state travel fair

Longview Convention and Visitors Bureau attended the 58th Annual Texas Travel Counselors Conference and Texas Travel Industry’s Travel Fair in Lubbock April 22-25 according to Tourism Services Manager Margie Harris. The Texas Travel Industry Association’s Texas Travel Fair, an annual trade show for TTIA members only, and is held as part of the Texas Travel …

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May 15 2012

Public invited

By Jimmy Isaac A $3.8 million windfall from the Texas Department of Transportation is up for discussion at a Wednesday evening meeting of the Longview Metropolitan Planning Organization. The agency’s board of directors meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Jo Ann Metcalf Municipal Building, at 300 W. Cotton Street, to discuss several proposed projects. …

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Jan 31 2012

Play it safe

The Super Bowl is America’s most popular national sporting event.  All across the country, millions of people gather to socialize and watch the big game. The U.S. Department of Transportation and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), with support from the National Football League (NFL) and Techniques for Effective Alcohol Management (TEAM) Coalition, have joined …

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Dec 13 2011

Gift of safety says : Buzzed driving is drunk driving

There will be many reasons to be merry this holiday season. And making sure that your loved ones enjoy themselves responsibly is one of the most reliable ways to guarantee their safety. That is why the Texas Department of Transportation would like everyone to embrace the spirit of driving sober this season. “The message is …

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May 12 2011

$15M awarded: Money to fund preliminary studies in Texas high speed rail

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has announced that the state will receive $15 million in federal funds to advance preliminary engineering and environmental studies for the development of a proposed high-speed rail corridor between Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston. On Monday, US Department of Transportation officials released the list of recipients for $2 billion in …

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Mar 10 2011

Scholarship deadline approaching

Texas high school seniors have until March 28 to apply for the Don’t Mess with Texas scholarship. The 8th annual scholarship is sponsored by Dow Chemical Company in partnership with Keep Texas Beautiful. The first-place winner will receive $3,000. The second- and third-place winners will receive $1,000 each. Don’t Mess with Texas is the litter …

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