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Governor Abbott, TxDOT announce record $85 billion 10-year transportation plan

'The State of Texas is working to ensure the transportation needs of our fast-growing state are met'

AUSTIN, Texas - On Tuesday, Aug. 30, Governor Greg Abbott announced the unanimous adoption of the Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT) 2023 Unified Transportation Program (UTP), advancing a record $85 billion, 10-year statewide roadway construction plan. The 2023 UTP reflects…

UPDATE: Underpass on Laurent to reopen by 5 p.m.

City crews are working to clean debris in the area

VICTORIA, Texas - According to the City of Victoria, the underpass on Laurent St. is expected to reopen at 5 p.m. on Tuesday. City crews are currently cleaning debris in the area. Ken Gill, the City of Victoria Public Works…

US 59 southbound frontage road to close over the weekend

Here are the details of the closure

VICTORA, Texas — The southbound frontage road on US 59 will close entirely on Friday from  7 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Monday, June 13, weather permitting. As part of the ongoing frontage road construction project on US 59 between…

Train derailment in Shiner

Shiner Train has derailed on US 90, blocking all main crossings in Shiner

Skyview25 by Bianca Gonzales SHINER, Texas - TxDOT Yoakum announced that a train has derailed on US 90 in Shiner. The train is blocking all main crossings in Shiner. They request that the public please use alternate routes as…

Long term lane closures to take place at Primrose intersection

This work is part of TxDOT's ongoing Navarro median and sidewalk project

VICTORIA, Texas - Beginning on Wednesday, March 23, Hunter Industries will begin change order median work at the Primrose intersection, weather permitting. This work is part of the Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT) ongoing Navarro median and sidewalk project. It…

TxDOT's 'Teen Click It or Ticket' aims to end streak of daily deaths

Hundreds of parents have lost their teens in car crashes, due to not wearing seat belts

YOAKUM, Texas  - Hundreds of parents have had to endure the nightmare after losing their teens in car crashes, in which they weren't wearing their seat belts. With vehicle crashes leading the cause of deaths for U.S. teenagers, TxDOT's "Teen…

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.…

TxDOT tips for driving in winter conditions

Texas Department of Transportation has a few tips for you to stay safe while driving this winter.

VICTORIA, Texas - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has safety advice for driving in hazardous winter road conditions. In a state as large as Texas, winter driving conditions…

Ramp-construction work to take place on Jan. 5, weather permitting

Here are the details on the State Loop 463 relocation project

VICTORIA, Texas - On Wednesday, Jan. 5, Texas Steel Industrial Placing (TSIP) will begin ramp-construction work, weather permitting. This is a part of the Texas Department of Transportation's State Loop 463 relocation project. The project limits of this work are…

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,…

TxDOT continues BUS 59T resurfacing project

Here are the details you need to know about the project

Victoria, Texas - On Tuesday, Nov. 9, Hunter Industries began pavement milling operations on BUS 59T between US87/Main Street and the Moody Street river bridge. This is part of Texas Department of Transportation's ongoing BUS 59T resurfacing project. Milling operations…

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…

I - 69 Construction Update

I - 69 will be a major economic development driver for Victoria

      If you have driven on highway 59 recently...you can't help but notice all the road construction. This construction is all part of the I-69 upgrade project. Representatives from…

Community Crossroads: David Crook

Community Crossroads host Carolina Astrain interviews David Crook, one of the three candidates for mayor of the City of Victoria.

VICTORIA, Texas - As part of Community Crossroads, host Carolina Astrain interviewed all three candidates for mayor of the City of Victoria. Here is the transcript: Carolina: Hello, and thank you…

The City of Victoria partners with TxDOT for future beautification on Loop

The beautification project will help promote economic development

VICTORIA, Texas -- The newly replanted flowerbeds on the Loop add color to many Victorians’ daily commutes—and thanks to a new Texas Department of Transportation project, there’s more where that came from. The City of Victoria finalized an agreement…

Texas roadway crashes continue to fall victim to distracted drivers

Distractions, including cell phone use, cause 1 in 5 traffic crashes

AUSTIN, Texas - Distracted driving comes in at No. 2 for cause of crashes on Texas roadways. According to last years reports, Texas roadways saw approximately 1 in 5 crashes caused by distracted driving in which 364 people died and…