Forty-seven percent of all pedestrians struck at 30 miles per hour suffer critical injuries and 1 in 5 die.
A 19-minute drive in the main lanes before the new addition is now closer to seven minutes.
Some parts of the road will see a 5 to 10 mph drop in the speed limit.
Police say nine pedestrians have died on Interstate 35 or the frontage roads this year, which is twice as many as last year.
General Manager Carlos Santizo of El Arroyo worries the nightly closures will impact their dinner crowd.
Austin-Travis County EMS says the crash happened near the Manor Road and Anchor Lane intersection at around 5:52 p.m.
There are currently 22 rest areas with Wi-Fi with more available in the coming months.
These closures will be in place Tuesday through Friday nights until 5:30 a.m. each day.
Plans are 80 percent complete and utility relocation is expected to begin soon even though no construction funding has been identified.
After numerous crashes and complaints, TxDOT says they have tentatively approved a special school zone on FM 969.
David Hanner, 57, was crossing the 800 block of Wagon Trail at around 8:36 p.m. on Nov. 6 when he fell down in the street.
Complete road closures start at 6 a.m., including San Jacinto Boulevard from East 10th-15th Streets.
Two major freeways in Austin experienced major delays due to vehicle fires.
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App provides several transportation options to help when finding a sober ride home.
The day before Thanksgiving is considered one of the busiest travel days of the year.
Traffic was an issue for commuting drivers a couple of hours after the road opened, but has now cleared up.
Police say the driver of car slammed into the back of a stopped 18-wheeler.
A myriad of issues arose during construction, but CTRMA says the problems date back to the beginning and the bid of the winning contractor C…
The roads were initially expected to be closed for the next eight hours.