Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, was prompted by a controversy in Caldwell County where locals have accused TxDOT of lowering the speed limits on widely used frontage roads
in the area in order to push drivers into using a new toll road.
The frontage roads
will provide two lanes of traffic in each direction.
The next phase of the project involves the Texas Department of Transportation installing bridge beams over I-20 mainlanes and frontage roads
Another is wondering whether the frontage roads
running along the toll road are being given an artificially low speed limit in order to boost the toll road's revenue.
This project, connecting at the end of US183 and continuing to the San Gabriel River, requires the design and construction of main lanes, frontage roads
, and approximately 20 bridges.
The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said it also will convert the nearly two-mile stretch of frontage roads
that parallel U.
Relying on her feet for this 2,730-mile trek, Haddock will follow mostly smaller state highways, including sections of historic Route 66 and some frontage roads
Despite some small design changes, including changes to frontage roads
and the addition of tolled and free ramps on the northwestern portion of the project, the project is currently on schedule for opening in December of 2007 and thus far is under budget.
The mainline and siding are within an existing quiet zone with four-quadrant gate systems at Waller and Navasota Streets and two-quadrant gate systems along the one-way frontage roads
7 miles of a new four-lane divided asphalt paved roadway, seven bridges, and all associated frontage roads
and on/off ramps.
Now the plan is to bypass bridges using highway on- and off-ramps, frontage roads
, secondary roads and judicious route selection - a map which still isn't finished.
5 miles of four to six lane freeway with adjacent frontage roads
This partially tolled section features an elevated parkway and includes numerous bridges over side streets, parallel frontage roads
for local traffic, and a multi-use trail that crosses the Wekiva River into Seminole County and continues to Longwood Markham Road.
Mannheim and Roosevelt Roads were both reconstructed and widened, North and South Frontage Roads
were improved, and work was done to lengthen the Darmstadt Road and Illinois Central Railroad bridges over I-88.
Landscaping is encouraged in parking lots and between units to ``frame, soften and embellish the quality of environment, to buffer units from noise or undesirable views, to break up large expanses of parking and to separate frontage roads
within a project from public streets.