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    • * April 16, 2015 - NTTA AND MONEYGRAM GIVE CUSTOMERS EASY ZIPCASH PAYMENT OPTION
      4/16/2015 12:00 AM

      PLANO, TX – April 16, 2015 – Paying tolls just became more convenient for North Texas drivers, thanks to a new agreement between the North Texas Tollway Authority and Dallas-based MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI), a leading money transfer and payment services company. 

      NTTA customers can now pay their ZipCash bills at one of the more than 1,100 MoneyGram locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area or at one of MoneyGram’s convenient stand-alone kiosks inside select CVS locations.

      Customers can bring their bill and invoice number to any MoneyGram location or kiosk to make cash payments for a $2 MoneyGram transaction fee. Some locations, including MoneyGram locations at Walmart and Albertsons, also take debit cards. Transactions will post to customer accounts within one business day.

      MoneyGram offers services at many of North Texas’ most popular retail stores like Albertsons, CVS, Minyards, Walmart and many more. Customers can visit moneygram.com/billpaylocations to find a location near them. 

      For more information about NTTA and MoneyGram visit NTTA.org.

      About the NTTA
      The North Texas Tollway Authority, a political subdivision of the state of Texas, is authorized to acquire, construct, maintain, repair and operate turnpike projects in the north Texas region. The nine-member board is comprised of Chairman Kenneth Barr; Vice Chairman Bill Moore; and Directors William D. Elliott, Matrice Ellis-Kirk, Mojy Haddad, Gary Kloepper, Michael Nowels, George “Tex” Quesada and Jane Willard.

      NTTA serves Collin, Dallas, Denton, Tarrant and Johnson counties and owns and operates the Dallas North Tollway, President George Bush Turnpike, Sam Rayburn Tollway, Addison Airport Toll Tunnel, Lewisville Lake Toll Bridge, the Mountain Creek Lake Bridge and the Chisholm Trail Parkway. NTTA is able to raise capital for construction projects through the issuance of turnpike revenue bonds. NTTA toll projects are not a part of the state highway system and receive no direct tax funding. Tolls are collected to repay debt and to operate and maintain the roadways.

      About MoneyGram International, Inc.
      MoneyGram, a leading money transfer company, provides essential services to consumers who are not fully served by traditional financial institutions. MoneyGram offers worldwide money transfer services in more than 200 countries and territories through a global network of 350,000 agent locations, including retailers, international post offices and banks. MoneyGram also offers bill payment services, issues money orders and processes official checks in select markets.


    • * April 15, 2015 - CONSTRUCTION ON DALLAS NORTH TOLLWAY IMPROVEMENTS TO BEGIN SOON
      4/15/2015 12:00 AM

      CONSTRUCTION ON DALLAS NORTH TOLLWAY IMPROVEMENTS TO BEGIN SOON
      Construction Contractor and Management Services Approved

      PLANO, Texas – April 15, 2015 – Today, the North Texas Tollway Authority Board of Directors began the process of improving traveling conditions for motorists on the Dallas North Tollway. The board approved six key contracts for construction of the DNT Improvement Projects from the President George Bush Turnpike to Sam Rayburn Tollway. Construction is anticipated to begin this summer with scheduled completion in early 2018.

      The DNT Improvement Projects are needed to respond to the increase in traffic demand. Work for the project will include:

      • Adding a fourth lane in each direction between the PGBT and SRT
      • Reconfiguring the existing direct-connector ramps north of the DNT/PGBT interchange to add another lane
      • Improving ramps between Parker Road and Windhaven Parkway and adding new ramps north of Windhaven Parkway. 

      A new website was launched recently as a way to communicate to interested parties about projects under design and construction along DNT, PGBT and SRT. Information on the DNT Improvement Projects is available at ProgressNTTA.org.

      About  NTTA
      The North Texas Tollway Authority, a political subdivision of the state of Texas, is authorized to acquire, construct, maintain, repair and operate turnpike projects in the north Texas region. The nine-member board is comprised of Chairman Kenneth Barr; Vice Chairman Bill Moore; and Directors William D. Elliott, Matrice Ellis-Kirk, Mojy Haddad, Gary Kloepper, Michael Nowels, George “Tex” Quesada and Jane Willard.

      NTTA serves Collin, Dallas, Denton, Tarrant and Johnson counties and owns and operates the Dallas North Tollway, President George Bush Turnpike, Sam Rayburn Tollway, Addison Airport Toll Tunnel, Lewisville Lake Toll Bridge, the Mountain Creek Lake Bridge and the Chisholm Trail Parkway. NTTA is able to raise capital for construction projects through the issuance of turnpike revenue bonds. NTTA toll projects are not a part of the state highway system and receive no direct tax funding. Tolls are collected to repay debt and to operate and maintain the roadways.

      NTTA.org


    • * April 14, 2015 - NTTA BOARD MEETING
      4/14/2015 12:00 AM

      Media Notice

      The North Texas Tollway Authority Board of Directors will conduct its regularly scheduled monthly board meeting Wednesday, April 15, in the boardroom of the NTTA Administrative Offices located at 5900 W. Plano Parkway in Plano. The agenda is attached.  Media parking is available on the west side of the building.
       
      NTTA Board Meeting
      Wednesday, April 15
      10 a.m.
       
      About the NTTA
      The North Texas Tollway Authority, a political subdivision of the state of Texas, is authorized to acquire, construct, maintain, repair and operate turnpike projects in the north Texas region. The nine-member board is comprised of Chairman Kenneth Barr; Vice Chairman Bill Moore; and Directors William D. Elliott, Matrice Ellis-Kirk, Mojy Haddad, Gary Kloepper, Michael Nowels, George “Tex” Quesada and Jane Willard.
       
      NTTA serves Collin, Dallas, Denton, Tarrant and Johnson counties and owns and operates the Dallas North Tollway, President George Bush Turnpike, Sam Rayburn Tollway, Addison Airport Toll Tunnel, Lewisville Lake Toll Bridge, the Mountain Creek Lake Bridge and the Chisholm Trail Parkway. NTTA is able to raise capital for construction projects through the issuance of turnpike revenue bonds. NTTA toll projects are not a part of the state highway system and receive no direct tax funding. Tolls are collected to repay debt and to operate and maintain the roadways.
       

    • * April 2, 2015 - NEW VIDEO SHOWS FUTURE DALLAS NORTH TOLLWAY IMPROVEMENTS
      4/2/2015 12:00 AM

      NEW VIDEO SHOWS FUTURE DALLAS NORTH TOLLWAY IMPROVEMENTS

      PLANO, Texas – April 2, 2015 – Now you can go online  and take a virtual ride into the future on the Dallas North Tollway.

      Upcoming improvement projects along the DNT between the President George Bush Turnpike and Sam Rayburn Tollway will begin this summer. An animated video shows details of how the project will look when it is complete, using aerial and surface-level views.

      Part of NTTA’s Five-Year Capital Plan, the project includes reconfiguration of existing direct-connector ramps north of the DNT/PGBT interchange, as well as the addition of a lane in each direction between the PGBT and SRT. Also, ramps will be improved between Windhaven Parkway and Parker Road to improve access. Design work is ongoing and construction is scheduled to begin later this year.

      To watch the new video, go to YouTube. This project will help bring traffic relief in years to come with added capacity for motorists amidst a growing North Texas region. More information is available at ProgressNTTA.


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