North Texas Tollway Authority -- Driving Forward - A monthly customer newsletter

NTTA Prepared for Ice, Extreme Temperatures
Tis’ the season for extreme temperatures, and, possibly, even ice. However, have no fear because the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) has cutting edge technology on its roadways that helps the agency anticipate and respond to possible icy situations. Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS)
SH 161 Moves Closer to Completion

The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) and Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) have reached an agreement on the terms and conditions and cost assumptions to build State Highway 161 as a toll road, meeting the deadline set by Texas Transportation Commission Chairman Ric Williamson last month.After weeks of negotiations, NTTA and TxDOT came to agreement for the purposes of the market valuation for SH 161 on financial aspects including operations and maintenance costs, toll escalation rates, terms and payments and traffic and revenue figures.

Keeping you up-to-date on SH 121
The NTTA has submitted its $3.2 billion payment to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the project agreement has been signed, but there are still a few
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New NTTA Information Brochure Now Available
Everything you always wanted to know about the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) is now available in an informative and colorful new brochure.
Toy Drive
NTTA employees conducted a “Give from the Heart” toy and food drive for one week in December. The donations were delivered to the North Texas Food Bank and WFAA-TV’s “Santa’s Helpers”. This photo shows how the staff at one of the NTTA’s Main Lane Plazas made the collection box the focal point of their holiday decorations. Hundreds of new toys and several hundred pounds of non-perishable items were donated.
Sign Up for Monthly Corridor Progress Reports
Things are hopping at the North Texas Tollway Authority. With nearly a dozen projects in the works, including Southwest Parkway in Fort Worth, the Lewisville Lake Toll Bridge, SH 170 in south Denton and
NTTA Closed for Holidays

The NTTA Customer Service Center, TollTag and Administrative offices will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008 and Monday, Jan. 21, 2008 in observance of New Year’s and Martin Luther King, Jr days respectively.
All NTTA toll roads, main lane and ramp plazas will be open during the holiday.
Coin Machines Equipped for Coins Only on NTTA System DNT South End Renovations Update More places to sign up for a TollTag
Motorists traveling through cash lanes at toll and ramp plazas should be advised that coin baskets only accept change (that jingles). ‘Coins only’ signs have been placed at plazas to notify drivers that the lanes are change only prior to the plaza, giving drivers the opportunity to move to a lane with a toll attendant to accept their paper currency. Some lanes have dollar bill changers, and in those instances, drivers can get change from the machines,
It may be winter, but work continues on renovations on the 40-year old south end area of the Dallas North Tollway. In December, work on the Cedar Springs Road Bridge was completed. The bridge now has two lanes in each direction, which has significantly improved the flow of traffic.
The availability of TollTags throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area continues to grow as the NTTA looks for new places to provide convenient locations for sign-ups.
Recently added cities where sign up is available at the utility desk include:
Holiday Rush . . . NTTA Promoted TollTags to Shoppers
North Texas Tollway Authority representative discusses the benefits of a TollTag to a customer at the leased kiosk located at Stonebriar mall. The kiosk was used throughout the holiday season to provide holiday shoppers a convenient location to sign up for a TollTag during the holidays. In addition to sign-ups, the kiosk was used to educate customers on NTTA initiatives, projects and news. To find more sign-up locations visit
DNT at Wycliff and Oak Lawn Avenue Improvements
DNT Extension Phase 3
DNT Extension Phase 4
Lewisville Lake Toll Bridge
Trinity Parkway
PGBT Eastern Extension
State Highway 121 in Collin, Dallas and Denton Counties
Southwest Parkway
PGBT Traffic Congestion Improvement at US 75
DNT Auxiliary Lane and Safety Improvements
Travel Time Estimate Program
NTTA Roadways:
Addison Airport Toll Tunnel
Dallas North Tollway
Mountain Creek Lake Bridge
President George Bush Turnpike

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Current Roadway Conditions and Lane Closures
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