• Road Closure at Dana Peak Park

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stillhouse Hollow Lake has temporarily closed Comanche Gap Road for road repairs. The closure is scheduled to to last until February 28. More information here.

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  • 2 pedestrians struck by vehicles in Killeen

    Two people were hurt last night while crossing the street. Each person was struck by a different vehicle while walking across Fort Hood Street in Killeen. Drivers should stay alert for pedestrians and if you have to walk on the road at night, make sure that you can be easily seen by the drivers. We

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  • Central Texas on the Move – Fall 2017

    Central Texas on the Move – Fall 2017

    We’ve just published the Fall 2017 edition of the KTMPO newsletter “Central Texas on the Move”. This edition features the City of Nolanville and the work they are doing to make the city safer, more accessible, and more attractive as the region grows. Other topics include the new texting-while-driving law, regional air quality, and new

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  • New segment of the Pepper Creek Trail in Temple is now open

    There is a new trail open, and the weather is just about right to get out and explore! The Pepper Creek Trail in Temple has been a popular destination for runners, walkers, cyclists, and families for several years. Brian Chandler, Director of Planning for the City of Temple, had this to say about the new

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  • Texas Transportation Commission approves next step in I-14 designation

    On April 28th, the Texas Transportation Commission approved a minute order that authorized TxDOT to request formal recognition by American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) of the first segment of US 190 as Interstate 14. The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) of 2015 designated the 25-mile segment of US190 from the Business 190

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  • Falling Oil Prices Leading to Drop in Texas Road Funding

    “For the 2016 budget year, which started in September, Texas is pouring $1.1 billion in oil and gas severance taxes into the State Highway Fund. That was based on collections from the previous year. But with oil prices plummeting, those transfers are expected to tumble to a total of $594 million in fiscal 2017 before

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