Tag Archive: TxDOT

Jun 29 2011

TxDOT: Drink, drive go to jail

The Fourth of July holiday consistently ranks as one of the deadliest holiday weekends for traffic accidents. Statistics gathered by NHTSA over the past 25 years show that, on average, about half of all deadly traffic crashes over the July Fourth holiday are related to alcohol. Last year, in Texas there were 337 alcohol related …

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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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Feb 09 2011

Scholarship open to high school seniors

Texas high school seniors who care about the environment have the chance to win a college scholarship. The 8th annual Don’t Mess with Texas Scholarship, sponsored by Generic Drugs Dow Chemical Company in partnership with Keep Texas Beautiful, is accepting essays February 1 through March 28, 2011. The first-place winner will receive $3,000. The second- …

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