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Updates to RRC’s “Call Before You Dig” Requirements

380news | February 17, 2018 | Alerts

Rule Changes Strengthen Public Safety AUSTIN, TX – Effective Monday, Feb. 12, Railroad Commission pipeline damage prevention rules require excavators who strike a pipeline while digging to notify the pipeline operator by calling the 811- notification center as soon as possible, but no later than one hour after an incident. Excavators must also call 911 if any natural gas or other product is released when an underground pipeline is struck. These rule updates extend the deadline for pipeline operators and excavators to file a damage report with the Railroad Commission from the current 10 d...[read more]

NTTA Welcomes 2018-20 Road Program Participants

380news | February 17, 2018 | Texas

NTTA WELCOMES 2018-20 ROAD PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS Mentoring Partnership Seeks to Drive Growth of Diverse Firms PLANO, TX – The North Texas Tollway Authority introduced its 2018-20 Relationships and Opportunities Advancing Diversity (ROAD) program participants at its board meeting Wednesday. This year’s ROAD program has a total of nine teams. The ROAD program provides opportunities for new and emerging disadvantaged/minority-owned/woman-owned business enterprises (D/M/WBEs) to partner with established firms in a mentor-protégé style program. ROAD is designed to enhance technical and industr...[read more]

Keep America Beautiful Presents a State Agency Partner Award to Texas Department of Transportation and Keep Texas Beautiful

380news | February 7, 2018 | Texas

Texas Department of Transportation Recognized at 2018 Keep America Beautiful National Awards Ceremony AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was recognized as a recipient of a Keep America Beautiful State Agency Partner Award, presented at Keep America Beautiful’s National Awards Ceremony, which took place during Keep America Beautiful’s National Conference in Dallas, Texas, Jan. 17-19, at the Fairmont Dallas. The award recognizes state agency partners for their support of Keep America Beautiful state affiliates through joint partnership projects. This award high...[read more]

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