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    • MEDIA NOTICE - JULY BOARD MEETING IS CANCELLED.
      7/15/2019 12:00 AM

      PLANO, Texas - July 15, 2019 - The North Texas Tollway Authority July board meeting is cancelled.

       
      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 across the North Texas region. The nine-member board is comprised of Chairman John Mahalik; Vice Chairman Bill Moore; and Directors Tim Carter, Lynn Gravley, Mojy Haddad, Pete Kamp, Marcus Knight, George “Tex” Quesada and Jane Willard.
       
      NTTA is composed of member counties Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant. It also serves Ellis and Johnson counties. NTTA owns and operates the Dallas North Tollway, President George Bush Turnpike, Sam Rayburn Tollway, Addison Airport Toll Tunnel, Lewisville Lake Toll Bridge, Mountain Creek Lake Bridge, Chisholm Trail Parkway, and 360 Tollway. It raises 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.
       
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    • NEW SECTION OF PRESIDENT GEORGE BUSH TURNPIKE FOURTH LANE NOW OPEN
      7/9/2019 12:00 AM
      PLANO, Texas- July 9, 2019 - The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) has opened an additional traffic lane eastbound on President George Bush Turnpike (PGBT) between Frankford Road and the Dallas North Tollway. 
      “Opening this fourth lane will help to decrease traffic congestion for our customers,” said Elizabeth Mow, NTTA Assistant Executive Director of Infrastructure. “We continue work to improve the remaining areas of the Bush Turnpike between Interstate 35E and the DNT and through additional planned widening projects.”
      Work to widen the PGBT between the DNT and I-35E began in July 2017 and is anticipated to be completed late this year, weather permitting. This eastbound fourth lane is the first piece of this section to open to traffic.
      With the opening of this section, drivers now have four travel lanes in the eastbound direction between Frankford Road in Carrollton and State Highway 78 in Garland. Widening between the DNT and SH 78 were previously completed and opened to traffic.
       
      Other sections of the PGBT Widening Project are under development:
      ·         DNT to I-35E (eastbound lanes from I-35E to Frankford Road and westbound lanes from the
      DNT to I-35E, anticipated completion late 2019)
      ·         I-35E to Belt Line Road (construction anticipated to begin later this summer)
      ·         SH 183 to I-20 (construction to begin in 2020)
       
      More information on the PGBT Widening Project and other NTTA 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 across the North Texas region. The nine-member board is comprised of Chairman John Mahalik; Vice Chairman Bill Moore; and Directors Tim Carter, Lynn Gravley, Mojy Haddad, Pete Kamp, Marcus Knight, George “Tex” Quesada and Jane Willard.
       
      NTTA is composed of member counties Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant. It also serves Ellis and Johnson counties. NTTA owns and operates the Dallas North Tollway, President George Bush Turnpike, Sam Rayburn Tollway, Addison Airport Toll Tunnel, Lewisville Lake Toll Bridge, Mountain Creek Lake Bridge, Chisholm Trail Parkway, and 360 Tollway. It raises 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.
       
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    • MEDIA NOTICE
      7/1/2019 12:00 AM

      PLANO, Texas – July 1, 2019 – North Texas Tollway Authority July 4 committee meetings are cancelled.

      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 across the North Texas region. The nine-member board is comprised of Chairman John Mahalik; Vice Chairman Bill Moore; and Directors Tim Carter, Lynn Gravley, Mojy Haddad, Pete Kamp, Marcus Knight, George “Tex” Quesada and Jane Willard.
       
      NTTA is composed of member counties Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant. It also serves Ellis and Johnson counties. NTTA owns and operates the Dallas North Tollway, President George Bush Turnpike, Sam Rayburn Tollway, Addison Airport Toll Tunnel, Lewisville Lake Toll Bridge, Mountain Creek Lake Bridge, Chisholm Trail Parkway, and 360 Tollway. It raises 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.
       
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    • NTTA INCREASES SPEED LIMITS ON SOUTH END OF THE DALLAS NORTH TOLLWAY
      6/19/2019 12:00 AM

       PLANO, Texas – June 19, 2019 – The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) is restoring the speed limit to 65 mph on the Dallas North Tollway (DNT) between Harvest Hill Road (south of Interstate 635) and I-35E now that the DNT maintenance project has concluded.

       
      The lowered speed limit helped ensure safety for both drivers and workers during construction work where the tollway’s center barrier was replaced, the road resurfaced, and all lanes restriped. Following the project’s conclusion, NTTA conducted a detailed safety study, including collecting speed data and evaluating the road’s geometry.
       
      After considering all those factors, the NTTA Board approved the following speed limits for the DNT between I-635 and the southern end of the tollway:
       
       
      · Between the southern end of DNT and Oak Lawn Avenue: 50 mph
      · Between just south of Oak Lawn and I-635: 65 mph
       
      The new speed limits will go into effect after signs are installed at appropriate locations throughout the affected road sections.
       
      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 across the North Texas region. The nine-member board is comprised of Chairman John Mahalik; Vice Chairman Bill Moore; and Directors Tim Carter, Lynn Gravley, Mojy Haddad, Pete Kamp, Marcus Knight, George “Tex” Quesada and Jane Willard.
       
      NTTA is composed of member counties Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant. It also serves Ellis and Johnson counties. NTTA owns and operates the Dallas North Tollway, President George Bush Turnpike, Sam Rayburn Tollway, Addison Airport Toll Tunnel, Lewisville Lake Toll Bridge, Mountain Creek Lake Bridge, Chisholm Trail Parkway, and 360 Tollway. It raises 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.
       
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