TxDOT kicks off National Pedestrian Safety Month in October

October will raise awareness in Texas about the death increase of pedestrians

YOAKUM, Texas - Texas Department of Transportation's "Be Safe. Drive Smart." pedestrian safety campaign kicks off National Pedestrian Safety Month today. While the days get shorter in the fall and winter months, pedestrians have a harder for drivers to see.…

Cameron Street to close for two days, weather permitting

You can avoid traffic delays by seeking alternate routes

VICTORIA, Texas - Beginning March 30 through March 31, Cameron Street will close from Crestwood Drive to Anaqua Avenue, weather permitting. According to a news release from the City of Victoria, the construction is part of the $3.8 million Crestwood…

BUS 59T sets new limits for next milestone, with long-term inside lane closures

This project will take place between Loop 463 and N. Navarro St.

VICTORIA, Texas - As part of theTexas Department of Transportation's BUS 59T Concrete Median Barrier, Sidewalks, Illumination and Signal project, Texas Steel Industrial Placing (TSIP) will begin a new milestone of the raised median on Monday, Feb. 21, weather permitting.…

Police: Bicyclist causes crash on Navarro

Bicyclist accused of public intoxication

VICTORIA, Texas - On Wednesday, Feb. 9, around 5:30 p.m. a bicyclist caused a crash in the 4300 block of Navarro St, Victoria Police said. When officers with the Victoria…

Inside lanes to close between Teakwood Drive and Sam Houston Drive on Bus 59T

This is part of the third milestone of the new raised medium

VICTORIA, Texas – On Wednesday, Dec. 5, Texas Steel Industrial Placing (TSIP) will begin the third milestone of the new raised medium, weather permitting. This is a part of the Texas Department of Transportation's BUS 59T Concrete Median Barrier, Sidewalks,…

New Years Eve traffic safety tips

VICTORIA, TEXAS - A TxDot study analysis shows that in 2019 there were over 24,000 DUI-alcohol related traffic crashes in the state during the holiday season. As a result those…

Part of Ben Jordan Street to close

Closure will be located between Galant Fox Drive and Silverado Trail

VICTORIA, Texas - On Thursday, Oct. 28, Ben Jordan Street will close between Galant Fox Drive and Silverado Trail for pavement repairs. Lone Tree Creek Hike and Bike Trail will remain open to pedestrian traffic. Signs will be posted in…

Part of Crestwood Drive closes temporarily

Seek alternate routes to avoid traffic delays

VICTORIA, Texas - On Oct. 20, Crestwood Drive will close for construction between Arroyo Drive and Bluebonnet Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All businesses and homes…

TxDOT recommends drivers to be safe, drive smart for new school year

Many more kids are going to be walking and riding their bikes to school this month, here are some tips TxDOT offers for all drivers out on the road.

VICTORIA, Texas - As the new academic year continues for kids, everyone is responsible for keeping children safe while on their way to and…

Part of Windsor Street closes for construction

Windsor Street will be reopened by the end of the day

VICTORIA, Texas - Windsor Street is closed from Crestwood Drive to Melrose Avenue for construction on August 16 and is expected to be reopened by the end of the day. All businesses and homes in the construction zone will remain…

Lane closures due to median repairs

Use caution during lane closures

VICTORIA, Texas - According to TxDOT, beginning Monday, Aug. 9, long-term lane closures will be installed for approximately two weeks. As part of the ongoing Navarro median project, Hunter Industries will be replacing the section of median between Zac Lentz…

House fire on Sam Houston Drive

Authorities say no one was inside the home at the time of the fire

VICTORIA, Texas - A fire broke out at a Victoria home on Friday, July 30, 2021. The fire was located between the 1800 block of Sam Houston Dr. and Lenora Dr. Traffic was…

Report: US pedestrian deaths are highest in three decades

Last year is projected to have been the deadliest for pedestrians in the United States since the 1990s, according to a new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association, a nonprofit representing highway safety offices across the country.

What it's like to ride in Elon Musk's first tunnel

Our Tesla Model X pulled into a small parking lot behind an old kitchen cabinet store and came to a stop on a metal lift. Moments later, Elon Musk's vision for how to beat traffic congestion began to take shape.