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Big News on SH 121, Eastern Extension of the President George Bush Turnpike and the South End Renovation Project

NTTA Assumes Responsibility for SH 121, Newest Segment of SH 121 Set To Open and New Rates Go Into Effect On Aug. 31, State Highway (SH) 121 will become part of the NTTA System for the next 50 years. Additionally, drivers using State Highway (SH) 121 will have an additional nine miles of toll road to travel on, as the segment from Old Denton Road to Hillcrest Road is completed by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and is opened to traffic. With the new segment open, SH 121 will be 16.7 miles in length. The next segment from Hillcrest Road to Hardin Road will open by January of 2010. Read More ›

DNT South End Renovation Almost Complete


For the first time since spring 2006, motorists driving on the south end of the Dallas North Tollway (DNT) will be able to use all six main lanes of traffic. By the end of August, all traffic lanes will be open from just south of Lemmon Avenue to the Interstate Highway (IH) 35E exit ramp.
 
“We hope our customers are just as thrilled as we are that all the main lanes south of Lemmon Avenue will be open by Labor Day,” said Elizabeth Mow, NTTA Director of Project Delivery. “We’d like to thank all of our customers for their patience during our construction.”
  
The $50 million project to renovate the oldest Read More ›


In an effort to promote our Third Party TollTag locations, the NTTA has

Janice D. Davis Joins NTTA as Chief Financial Officer
Janice Davis brings a wealth of knowledge, gained over a long career of government service, to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the North Texas Tollway Authority.
 
At the NTTA, Ms. Davis will direct all activities and operations of the Finance Department, including overseeing related department activities, coordinating consultant contracts and activities, ensuring strong financial operations, coordinating with  Read More ›

Customer Feedback Needed!

As the agency prepares to move to all-electronic toll collection, our roadway signage will play a more important role when it comes to communicating with our customer. So, we Read More ›

Motorist Alert: School Zone Begins; 2008 Ozone Season Reaches Halfway Point
The NTTA has a double dose of reminders for North Texas motorists this month: Use extra caution around schools starting Monday, Aug. 25, as most public school students Read More ›

TollTags are the Spotlight during Get a Tag Month 
September is Get a Tag Month at the NTTA. With the arrival of all-electronic toll collection beginning in the second quarter of 2009, now is the time to start saving with a TollTag. Also, look for a special discount offer with the Dallas Museum of Art during Get a Tag Month, and get the new, sleek sticker TollTag.
 
In addition to saving Read More ›

Eastern Extension Groundbreaking

Area officials celebrated the start of construction on the President George Bush Turnpike Eastern Extension during a groundbreaking event at 9 a.m. Thursday, August 21, 2008. A reception, highlighted by remarks from area officials and representatives of the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) and Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)-Dallas District, took place at the Rowlett Community Center prior to the on-site groundbreaking at Liberty Grove Road and Baffin Bay Drive. Turning the dirt were, from left, Dallas County Judge Jim Foster; NTTA Board Chairman Paul N. Wageman; state Rep. Joe Driver, R-Garland; NTTA Board Director Bob Day; Dallas County Commissioner Mike Cantrell; mayors Mike Felix of Sachse, Ron Jones of Garland and John Harper of Rowlett; Steve Maggiotto, Rowlett Read More ›

NTTA Closed for Labor Day
The NTTA Customer Service Center, TollTag office and Administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 1, 2008 in observance Read More ›

NTTA Leadership can be seen…Dr. Jorge Figueredo, NTTA Executive Director, will speak at the Transport Forum 2008, hosted by Infrastructure Journal, on September 7-9, 2008. The two day conference will take place at the Wentworth by the Sea Hotel in New Castle, New Hampshire. This forum provides a setting to bring together subject-matter experts in transportation finance and development, as well as policy-makers and leading players from the global Read More ›

Renovation Work on President George Bush Turnpike Continues


Work is progressing on the renovation work at the southwest end of the President George Bush Turnpike  Read More ›

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