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Texas Transportation Commission Names James Bass as New TxDOT Executive Director

December 18, 2015 - in People, Transportation

AUSTIN – The Texas Transportation Commission today selected James Bass as the Texas Department of Transportation’s new executive director. Bass, who has been serving as the agency’s chief financial officer since 2005, will begin his new role on Jan.…

Governor Abbott Signs Transportation Agreement With Mexico; Announces Energy Task Force

September 9, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

Governor Greg Abbott today signed a transportation agreement between the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Ministry of Communications…

Sterling Construction Company Wins Texas Project Valued at $58.8 Million

July 30, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Roads

HOUSTON, Texas, July 20, 2015—Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NasdaqGS: STRL) (“Sterling” or “the Company”) today announced that it was…

TxDOT Takes National Award for Coming In Under Budget on Large North Texas Highway Project

July 29, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Roads

AUSTIN—For its cost-saving and project efficiency efforts during the funding and construction of the North Tarrant Express project, the Texas Department of Transportation earned an award in the “Under Budget” category from America’s Transportation…

Project Expanding Intellegent Transportation System

July 13, 2015 - in News, Sensors, Transportation

LUBBOCK — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is set to begin work on a $1.4 million project that will expand the Lubbock District’s Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) by adding 11 Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) and five cameras. Work to install…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $5 Million in Emergency Relief Funds for Flood-Damaged Roads in Texas

May 28, 2015 - in Financial, Roads

WASHINGTON - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $5 million in Emergency Relief funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help the Texas Department of Transportation…

TxDOT Has Momentum Headed Into the Next Legislative Session

December 9, 2014 - in Financial, Maintenance, Transportation

AUSTIN, Tex., Dec. 9, 2014—The Texas Department of Transportation is riding a wave of optimism as citizens, national transportation groups and stakeholders have noted great improvements in Texas just in time for state lawmakers to convene for the 84thLegislative…