• October 1, 2016


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Section of Rancier Avenue in Killeen to close next week

Eastbound lanes of Rancier Avenue, between 10th Street and 18th Street in Killeen, will be closed weekdays, beginning Monday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for about two weeks.

Killeen road closure extends into next week

Road work that started on Parmer Avenue in Killeen this week will continue until next week, officials said.

Copperas Cove traffic lights to get upgrades

COPPERAS COVE — The Texas Department of Transportation has begun a project to upgrade the traffic signals at the intersection of Farm-to-Market 116 at State Highway 9 in the city.

Part of Lowes Boulevard will close Monday night

The westbound right lane of Lowes Boulevard, from Walmart Boulevard to Trimmier Road, will be closed from 9 p.m. Monday to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Traffic closings for Lowes, Walmart boulevards

The intersection of Lowes Boulevard and Walmart Boulevard in Killeen will experience rolling traffic closings from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.

Killeen PD investigating vehicle/pedestrian accident

Another incident of a vehicle striking a pedestrian in the roadway occurred Tuesday evening, making it the fourth such accident to occur in the Killeen area in less than two weeks.

Ellison student in critical condition after being hit by vehicle

An Ellison High School sophomore was in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle Wednesday afternoon as she crossed a road during lunch hour, officials said.

Wreck near Salado kills 1, injures 7

SALADO — One person was killed and seven others were injured early Wednesday after a wrong-way accident near Salado, Department of Public Safety Trooper Dave Roberts said.

Cove PD releases name of woman killed in accident

COPPERAS COVE — Police have released the name of a Killeen woman who died in a Friday morning accident involving two vehicles on Business Highway 190.

One dead in vehicle accident in Cove

COPPERAS COVE — One woman is dead and another hospitalized after a Friday morning collision involving two vehicles on Business Highway 190.

U.S. 190 construction nearing completion in the Killeen area

Completion of the U.S. Highway 190 construction project in the Killeen area is expected in the fall, according to Kenneth Roberts, Texas Department of Transportation public information officer for the Waco district.

No fatalities in wreck near Copperas Cove

At least one car was involved in a crash around 10:45 a.m. Tuesday morning in the westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 190 near Clarke Road, not far from Copperas Cove city limits.

TxDOT to close portions of FM 116 in Cove this week

Residents of Copperas Cove who frequent Farm-to-Market 116 are getting a wider, safer route to work, but may have to deal with the traffic snarls until the work is done.

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.

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Traffic closings for Lowes, Walmart boulevards

The intersection of Lowes Boulevard and Walmart Boulevard in Killeen will experience rolling traffic closings from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.

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.