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January 2010 Issue: Project Updates | NTTA Newswire | Safe-T Buzz Monthly Tip | Help
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A list of scheduled lane and ramp closures is available here.

2009: A Year in Review
The NTTA opened a vital new bridge, delivered seven new miles of critical roadway three months early, transitioned an existing road to all-electronic tolling and selected a new executive director – all in just one year’s time. And, the NTTA’s list of milestones during 2009 doesn’t stop there: The Authority named and dedicated the Sam Rayburn Tollway (SRT), celebrated the 20th anniversary of the TollTag, welcomed a new Board member, awarded its first design-build contract and held its first business diversity outreach symposium in Tarrant and Collin counties. The NTTA’s work to improve mobility Read More ›

Safe-T Buzz Town Hall Forum


Representatives from the Texas Department of Public Safety, Mothers Against Drunk Driving and the City of Plano joined the NTTA to launch its Safe-T Buzz program and talk about roadway Read More ›


In a continued effort to advance responsible driving and address wrong-way driver prevention, the NTTA installed six LED-enhanced “Wrong Way” signs in December as part of a pilot project initiated by the NTTA’s Wrong-way Driver Task Force. NTTA maintenance crews installed the signs at the southbound end of the Dallas North Tollway (DNT) near Harry Hines Boulevard in Dallas, at the northbound end of the DNT at Hwy. 380

Materials Get Recycled on the Sam Rayburn Tollway
 
The NTTA is using recycled material on its new interchange at the Sam Rayburn Tollway and U.S. 75 to minimize the project’s impact on the environment. The green initiative translates to a savings of time and money while furthering the NTTA’s sustainability efforts.The recycled material is concrete and asphalt from U.S. 75 and the Sam Rayburn Tollway (SRT), which the NTTA is reusing on the interchange Read More ›

Contract Approved for Dallas North Tollway/Sam Rayburn Tollway Interchange


The NTTA Board of Directors awarded the construction contract on Dec. 16, 2009, to build the Sam Rayburn Tollway (SRT)/Dallas North Tollway (DNT) interchange in the cities of Frisco and Plano. The NTTA opened project bids on Nov. 24, 2009, and the apparent low bidder was Williams Brothers Construction Read More ›

Work Continues to Deliver Southwest Parkway/Chisholm Trail
Southwest Parkway/Chisholm Trail is an important project to the North Texas region and to the NTTA as it will be the Authority's first project on the western portion of the Metroplex, in Tarrant and Johnson counties.  This project will provide a critical north-south connector Read More ›

Account Update Reminder
With the New Year approaching, the NTTA would like to remind you to update your TollTag account with the following information:
- License plate(s) numbers
- Credit card number and expiration date
Updating your account is also necessary if you have bought a new vehicle or are adding a TollTag to your existing account. Read More ›

Regional TollTag Partners Celebrate
10 Years
The NTTA’s Regional TollTag Partners program is rounding-out 10 years of serving NTTA customers.  Originally established in 1999, the program currently consists of 80 partners to offer additional locations for customers to establish TollTag accounts and receive information about the NTTA. With the recent addition of new toll roads and the conversion to all-electronic toll collection, Read More ›

Investor Information Pages Now Online
The NTTA recently enhanced its commitment to transparency through open, honest communication – a goal identified in its strategic plan – when it launched the new investor information section of its Web site.   The section is located at Investor Information, but can also be accessed by going to the NTTA’s homepage (www.ntta.org), then clicking on Read More ›

Eastern Extension Features Natural Concrete
Retaining walls and bridge columns, caps, beams and decking are going up all along the President George Bush Turnpike (PGBT) Eastern Extension, giving residents in eastern Dallas County an idea of how the roadway will look when it opens in late 2011 The goal of the NTTA and its contractors, however, is for these features to blend in so well they are hardly noticeable. In 2003, the NTTA Read More ›

Holiday TollTag Kiosk
at Stonebriar Centre


Getting a TollTag this holiday season is even easier with the TollTag kiosk now located in Stonebriar Centre in Frisco.  Stonebriar Centre is located at 2601 Preston Road, just northeast of the Sam Rayburn Tollway and Dallas North Tollway intersection. But hurry -- the holiday promotion ends Dec. 31, 2009! TollTags make great gifts Read More ›

NTTA Closes for Holidays


The NTTA Customer Service Center, TollTag Store and Administrative offices will be closed on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 1-2, 2010, and Saturday and Monday, Jan. 16 and 18, 2010, 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. Read More ›

Customer Service Center
972-818-6882 (NTTA)
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TalktoNTTA@ntta.org

Roadway Customer Service / Courtesy Patrol
972-444-4357 (HELP)

NTTA Command Center
214-224-2203

Emergencies on the Roadway
Dial 911 immediately

 

NTTA Administrative Offices
214-461-2000

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