Texas Department of Transportation

Industry Veteran to Lead Skidabrader’s New Aviation Division

by | Feb 9, 2024
John Hunter will lead the new division for Fort Worth-based Skidabrader, which serves dozens of military and civilian airports. The company's solutions help ensure "the safest possible runway conditions" in the face of challenges posed by constant tire scuffing and rubber buildup.
Construction Begins on Transformational Southern Gateway Park in Oak Cliff
by | Nov 10, 2023
The construction kickoff for the I-35 deck park was celebrated at a recent Public Green Foundation "groundmaking" event. More than 200 community and civic leaders, donors, and partners were on hand to mark the occasion.
From Sand to Clay: Texas’ Soil Diversity Drives UTA Cost-Estimation Tool for TXDOT Road Work
by | Nov 7, 2023
How much will that highway project cost? Soil diversity, supply chain delays, climate differences, material and labor costs, and many other things can factor into the budget. A UT Arlington researcher aims to help solve the puzzle with a new price estimation and visualization tool.

Follow the Money: Applied Blockchain Files for Nasdaq IPO, Aircraft Maker Lands New Investors, and More

by | Apr 8, 2022
What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants and acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money.
Shake Shack, Horseshoe Project
Earn Design-Build Awards
by | Jul 14, 2017
Both projects will go on to compete for a National Award of Excellence and the Project of the Year to be announced in November at DBIA’s Design-Build Conference and Expo Awards Ceremony in Philadelphia.
Summit: The Long Drive Toward
Scoring a Smart Cities TD
by | May 18, 2017
How close is Dallas to the proverbial smart cities end zone? Experts said there are still some yards to go, but local groups are making some strides.
Planning to the People:
How CityMap Democratized Urban Design
by | May 16, 2017
Urban planners, transportation experts, activists, and citizens have banded together for a plan designed to embrace both transportation needs and livability of the neighborhoods surrounding Downtown Dallas.

TxDOT Awards UTA Prof $743K for Geothermal De-Icing Project

by | Oct 24, 2016
The researchers are working on de-icing geothermal technology that could be installed on existing infrastructure.
Cracked Highways: UTA Prof has System to Fix ‘Em
by | Sep 30, 2016
Sahadat Hossain's team has a system using recycled plastic pins that can repair highways and reduce cost.
I-345 in Dallas, Texas. CityMap study released by Texas Department of Transportation. Photo by Quincy Preston.
CityMAP Plots Transformational Path for Downtown Highways
by | Jun 10, 2016
The study, released by TxDOT on Friday suggest changes to the downtown highway systems that encourage development and the rekindling of neighborhood connections.