News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: May 21, 2020

In the News: US Roadway Deaths Rose 14% in March

newspaper black smaller

The rate of fatal automobile crashes in the U.S. jumped dramatically in March, even though the number of miles driven plummeted due to coronavirus stay-home orders.

The National Safety Council said Wednesday that based on preliminary figures from states, t...

Read on...

In The News
Posted on: May 19, 2020

In the News: Roads to be Closed in College Station

newspaper black smaller

A section of southbound Arrington Road near William D. Fitch Parkway in College Station is closed while a large water line is repaired.

Work is expected to be completed by Thursday evening, according to a city press release.

Due to separate construction, pa...

Read on...

In The News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

In the News: Brazos Transit District to Receive $8.8M for Relief

newspaper black smaller

The Brazos Transit District will receive more than $8.8 million in coronavirus relief funding from the Federal Transit Administration as part of the CARES Act, Senator John Cornyn announced Thursday.

With this grant, the Brazos Transit District will suppor...

Read on...

In The News
Posted on: April 19, 2020

In the News: Closure Announced on Greens Prairie

newspaper black smaller

Part of Greens Prairie will be closed for construction beginning Monday, according to a city of College Station press release.

Greens Prairie Trail between Royder Road and Long Creek Lane will be closed for construction, and is expected to be open in July....

Read on...

In The News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

In the News: Input Sought on MPO Project Plan

newspaper black smaller

Area transportation planners are asking for the public’s input regarding a change to the 2019-2022 Transportation Improvement Plan.

The plan, a list of proposed transportation projects to be developed with federal funds, is being amended to inclu...

Read on...

In The News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

In the News: State Lawmakers Ask Department of Transportation to Drop High-Speed Rail Project

newspaper black smaller

More than two dozen state lawmakers have signed a letter urging the U.S. Department of Transportation to end work related to a high-speed rail project that would pass through the Brazos Valley.

The letter, written by District 13 State. Rep. Ben Leman, says...

Read on...

In The News

News Flash

Posted on: July 15, 2020

Nighttime Work on FM 2154

TxDOT

BRAZOS COUNTY – TxDOT’s contractor, Knife River Corporation, will begin replacement of the roadway surface on FM 2154 (Wellborn Road) between FM 60 (University Drive) and Southwest Parkway on Monday, July 20th. There will be approximat...

Read on...

TxDOT News Release
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Seal Coat Work Beginning in Brazos County

TxDOT

BRAZOS COUNTY – Seal coat operations, on FM 1179 in Brazos County, will begin Thursday, July 9, 2020. Drivers can expect delays and various lane closures along FM 1179 (Briarcrest and Villa Maria), from SH 6 to SH 47.  Work is expected ...

Read on...

TxDOT News Release
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Seal Coat Work Beginning in Brazos County

TxDOT

Seal coat operations, at various locations in Brazos County, will begin Thursday, June 11, 2020. Drivers can expect delays and various lane closures throughout the operation.  Work is set to begin on the SH 6 Frontage Roads, but will also include...

Read on...

TxDOT News Release
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Update for US190/SH 6

TxDOT

ROBERTSON/BRAZOS COUNTIES – Construction continues along US 190/SH 6 between Hearne and Bryan to add turn lanes at frequently travel roadway intersections. This project began in September of 2019 and should be complete in early 2022. Upon comple...

Read on...

TxDOT News Release
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Open House for Raised Medians on FM 2347

TxDOT

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is proposing to install additional raised medians on FM 2347 (George Bush Drive) from FM 2154 (Welborn Road) to BS-6R (Texas Avenue). An informal open house is scheduled for Tuesday, January 21, 2020 between ...

Read on...

TxDOT News Release
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Overhead Signs Along State Highway 6

TxDOT

GRIMES, BRAZOS, and ROBERTSON COUNTIES-Beginning Tuesday (September 24, 2019) the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will begin nighttime work to replace overhead signs along SH 6. Tuesday night they will be shutting down no...

Read on...

TxDOT News Release
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Construction of Turn Lanes Along US 190/SH6

TxDOT

BRAZOS/ROBERTSON COUNTY – Beginning next week, the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will begin construction of turn lanes along US 190/SH 6 between Hearne and Bryan.  Upon completion, these turn lanes will greatly improve s...

Read on...

TxDOT News Release