Tag: TxDOT

TxDOT urges motorists to drive sober during holidays

Special to the NEWS As holiday festivities get into full swing, the Texas Department of Transportation reminds drivers to stay safe and sober when traveling to and from parties and other celebrations. “We want drivers to have fun over the holidays, but more importantly, we want them to celebrate responsibly,” said TxDOT Executive Director Lt. …

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Commission OK’s signs discouraging illegal dumping

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com During Tuesday’s San Benito City Commission, officials discussed action on a Memorandum of Agreement between the city and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). The commission OK’d the agreement in an effort to protect surface waters from illegal dumping. Assistant City Manager Arturo Rodriguez said that, at a future …

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IDEA back to school traffic overwhelms

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Concerns have mounted regarding the traffic leading up to the IDEA Academy in San Benito as vehicles on the first day of school Wednesday extended from the campus’ Russell Lane location down FM 509 beyond Business 77. Assistant Operations Chief Michael Galvan of the San Benito Police Department …

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