• July 24, 2016


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Portions of WS Young to close for construction

The Texas Department of Transportation will temporarily close the northbound and southbound lanes of WS Young Drive at U.S. Highway 190 in Killeen, while removing curbs and widening the intersection to facilitate turn lanes this week.

Area gas prices could go lower

Gas prices in the Killeen-Fort Hood area remain some of the lowest in the country.

US 190 closures to continue in Killeen next week

Lane closures on U.S. Highway 190 in Killeen will be ongoing next week, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

Portion of Lowes Boulevard to close for 3 months

Motorists are asked to use caution starting Monday near Lowes and Wal-Mart boulevards.

Final touches: U.S. 190 widening project closer to being done

Area motorists who drive U.S. Highway 190 through Killeen may see some relief on the road as the highway’s widening project will soon come to an end after more than three years of construction, or so it’s expected.

TxDOT will close portions of U.S. Highway 190

The Texas Department of Transportation will temporarily close parts of U.S. Highway 190, Sunday through Thursday, weather permitting.

Heights celebrates end of road project

HARKER HEIGHTS — A crowd of about 120 people made up of City Council members, city administration, local residents and staff members from Harker Heights Parks and Recreation and Public Works attended a ribbon-cutting Friday morning to dedicate the completion of the Comanche Gap Road project.

Cove council reduces speed limit on part of FM 116

COPPERAS COVE — The City Council on Thursday approved a request from the Texas Department of Transportation for a work zone speed limit change on a portion of Farm-to-Market 116 because of a road construction project.

State Highway 195 repaving project still on track for completion this summer

The repaving of State Highway 195 in Killeen is still scheduled to be completed by mid-summer if the weather permits, Texas Department of Transportation officials confirmed Thursday.

Gas prices hovering over $2 a gallon in most of state; locally, they're still less

While gas prices are hovering over $2 in the statewide average, motorists can find gas in the area for less than $2 gallon.

TxDOT crews to start Business 190 project in Cove

COPPERAS COVE — Crews from the Texas Department of Transportation-Waco District will begin a project Thursday to resurface a portion of Business 190 through Copperas Cove, according to a TxDOT news release.

Intermittent closures planned for Roy Reynolds

Roy Reynolds Drive, between addresses 705 and 805, will experience intermittent closures for seven days beginning Tuesday. Work will take place daily between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Killeen street to have intermittent closures next week

Roy Reynolds Drive, between addresses 611 and 1805, will experience intermittent closures Monday through Friday, the city of Killeen stated in a news release.

Trump rules out Rick Perry as running mate

Donald Trump on Wednesday ruled out picking former rival Rick Perry as his running mate but said there could still be a role for the former Texas governor in a Trump administration. 

Killeen’s Bacon Ranch Road to close on Friday

Bacon Ranch Road will be closed at Trimmier Road Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., according to a Killeen press release.

Local gas prices essentially flat from last week

Gas prices reached a welcome decade low this week, according to a news release from AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.

Killeen teen killed in Sunday night fatal wreck

Killeen police on Monday released the name of a local teenager who died in a fatal wreck on Stan Schlueter Loop on Sunday night.

School bus-SUV crash in Killeen injures student, aide

UPDATE: 12:07 p.m.

Killeen receives good soaking

The Killeen area got plenty of rain this morning, close to an inch and a half thus far, according to the National Weather Service, which has issued a flood advisory until 11:30 a.m.

Cove student on bicycle hit by vehicle on way to school

COPPERAS COVE — A student riding his bike to S.C. Lee Junior High on Monday morning was hit by a vehicle, according to a statement from the school district.

Armored car wreck shuts down East U.S. Highway 190 in Nolanville

NOLANVILLE — An armored car crashed on U.S. Highway 190 in Nolanville on Monday morning, causing the eastbound lanes of the highway to be shut down.

Cove High School student dies from injuries after being struck by car

COPPERAS COVE  — A  Copperas Cove High School student died from his injuries after he was struck and killed by a car while waiting at a school bus stop Wednesday, according to CCISD spokeswoman Wendy Sledd.

Killeen police: Motorcyclist killed in Monday wreck on U.S. 190

Police in Killeen identified a motorcyclist who was killed on U.S. Highway 190 on Monday night as 33-year-old Ellsworth Allen Raup III.

TxDOT announces road closures

The Texas Department of Transportation will temporarily close portions of U.S. 190 and Farm to Market 2410 in Killeen and Harker Heights Sunday through May 13, weather permitting.

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Killeen crews to start road maintenance today

City crews are set to begin preventive maintenance on several Killeen streets beginning at 8 a.m. today.

Wedel Cemetery Road closed from flooding; no flooding reported in Killeen

Wedel Cemetery Road, just south of Heidenheimer Road in East Bell County, is closed due to high water and road damage from flooding, according to Lt. Donnie Adams, a sheriff’s department spokesman.

Accident on 190 westbound in Killeen

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