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March 28, 2020

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Walmart to reduce opening hours in order to restock shelves

Temporary Changes to Our Hours to Better Serve Customers March 14, 2020By Dacona Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Walmart U.S. “I could not be prouder of our associates and what they continue to accomplish for our customers. I don’t think any of us have been through an experience like this, and we

TxDOT Approves Millions for Safer Access to Schools, Communities

Projects include sidewalks, bike lanes and safety improvements. New funding will help pedestrians and bicyclists get better and safer access to schools, public transit and communities across the state. The Texas Transportation Commission approved $24 million in January for 30 projects across the state that will build sidewalks, shared use paths, bike lanes and other

Holiday Travelers Warned to Watch for I-20 EB Delays at State Line

Traffic reduced to one lane at Louisiana State Line WHEN: Daily during Christmas holidays travels period, Friday, Dec. 21 – Tuesday, Dec. 25 WHERE:                       I-20 Eastbound at Louisiana State Line MEDIA: Christmas holiday travelers on I-20 eastbound into Louisiana should be aware that traffic is reduced to one lane at the state line. This has caused traffic

New Measures Implemented to Enhance Safety at Texas Capitol

Certain items prohibited on Capitol Grounds   AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is implementing certain security measures at the Texas Capitol Complex and Capitol Grounds to enhance safety. These measures are aimed at preventing violent confrontations during protests and demonstrations; maintaining order; and protecting all Capitol visitors from injury or infringement of constitutional

I-20 CLOSING FOR FM 849 BRIDGE DEMOLITION

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is preparing to close I-20 to traffic at FM 849 at Hideaway, from noonSunday through Wednesday morning, for the demolition of the bridge that sustained major structural damage last month. I-20 eastbound and westbound at this location will be closed with traffic reduced to one lane in each direction on the ramps. Motorists should use alternate routes

Funeral Arrangements Announced for Trooper Allen

AUSTIN – Services for Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Damon Allen, who died in the line of duty on Thanksgiving Day, will begin Thursday, Nov. 30, in Teague, Texas. At approximately 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23, Trooper Allen was fatally shot by a suspect during a traffic stop south of Fairfield in Freestone

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