In a news release on Feb. 8, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is warning citizens and candidates vying for positions in upcoming political races that placing campaign signs on the state highway right of way is illegal and creates a potential safety hazard.
According to Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)spokesperson Sarah Dupre, Texas Sterling Construction Company has been named as the new contractor on the Concord Road project in Beaumont’s North End.
Travelers and commuters who work in downtown Beaumont may have noticed the onramp leading from downtown to eastbound Interstate 10 is closed. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, it will remain that way for several months.
With New Year’s Eve parties and holiday get-togethers on the minds of many Southeast Texans, the Texas Department of Transportation, along with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Beaumont Police, the Department of Public Safety, and other local emergency response personnel would like to remind event-goers of the dangers of dri
Nov. 1, Texas voters passed Proposition 1, the amendment authorizing annual disbursements from the state’s oil and gas production tax collections to the State Highway Fund — an estimated $1.7 billion in the first year alone. In Jefferson County, the proposition passed with 84 percent for and 15 percent against.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) joined by the Kountze Chamber of Commerce, elected officials, bike enthusiasts and community members Friday, Oct. 17, celebrated the opening of the long-awaited Hardin County Hike and Bike Trail.
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