Roads in South and West Texas are taking a pounding from energy-sector traffic. The affected roads are most often narrow farm-to-market (FM) roads with thin-asphalt surfaces. They’re now carrying 20 to 50 times more truck traffic than they were designed for. Weigh-in-motion data indicate that many of these trucks are also overloaded. The Texas Department […]
Many roadway segments on Texas highways have exceeded their design lives and are in need of rehabilitation. To assist in this critical task, TxDOT contracted with TTI to initiate a groundbreaking corridor analysis project.