Your TEXpress Primer

TollTags will soon become more common on vehicles in the western part of North Texas when new permanent managed lanes open this fall on the DFW Connector (SH  114/SH 121),

The Agony May Soon Be Over

According to Engineering News Record, the $1B upgrade to the State Highway 114/121 corridor (also known as the DFW Connector) is currently scheduled to finish in mid-September, about one year

Site Constraints Aren’t a New Issue

Fort Worth Flatiron Building (left) with typical flatiron floorplan (upper right) and its namesake (lower right). Completed in 1907, the historic Flatiron Building in Fort Worth (at Ninth and Houston

Watch for Flashing Yellow Arrows

Fort Worth is installing flashing yellow arrows as a result of a Federal Highway Administration 10-year national study. Why the change? It’s safer Drivers made fewer mistakes with new signals.

2013 Book of Lists

Peloton Land Solutions was ranked #19 in the Top Engineering Firms in Tarrant County, and #9 in the Top Environmental Firms, according to the recently published Fort Worth Business Press

North Texas Residential Construction Contracts Jump 44%

North Texas contracts for residential construction jumped 44 percent in December bringing 2012 to a close with a 28 percent increase for the year, according to a new McGraw Hill

Local TEX Rail Project Update

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has received a letter of interest from a private-sector group aiming to bring passenger rail to the 62-mile Cotton Belt corridor. The

Hillwood Breaks Ground on Harvest

Developer Hillwood Communities has broken ground on Harvest, a 1,000 acre master-planned, mixed-use development located in Northlake/Argyle, Texas. To celebrate the new community based on an agrarian lifestyle, Ross Perot,

We’ll Miss You, Big Tex

The iconic State Fair of Texas statue burned to the ground this morning. Originally created as a 49-foot tall Santa in the city of Kerens, Texas, Big Tex debuted at

Local University Tackles Road Deterioration

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has awarded a $1.12 million grant to UT Arlington civil engineering professor, Stefan Romanoschi, to determine the durability of recycled materials for use in