FM 2148 at I-30 Closure

TEXARKANA, TX- Starting Monday, January 23rd, the Texas Department of Transportation will close FM 2148 at I-30 due to construction. This closure does not affect the current I-30 mainline traffic configurations.  Motorist can check traffic updates by visiting The public can also find more information on TXDOT’s general I-30 corridor Public Information page at

Interstate 30 Construction Notice

Beginning September 8th thru September 25th, 2020, construction will start on the westbound side of Interstate 30, which will affect Texarkana, Arkansas traffic. The westbound side’s speed limit will be reduced to 65 mph and marked as a construction zone. Please be aware of the changes in speed and configuration of the roadways over the […]

New Driver Course to Combat Distracted Driving

Required for drivers 18 and older starting Sept. 1 AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced a new one-hour driving course to educate drivers on the dangers of distracted driving – called Impact Texas Young Drivers (ITYD). This course will be required for certain drivers beginning Sept. 1, 2017. “Driving is […]

4th of July DWI Mobilization

Every day, law enforcement officers work endless hours to keep community members are safe. The decisions drivers make before getting behind the wheel of a car affect law enforcement officers’ work, and drunk driving can be one of the deadliest factors. In 2015, 10,265 people were killed in drunk-driving-related crashes. To put it into perspective, […]

Texarkana Arkansas Police Offer Car Seat Exchange for Warrant Amnesty

Texarkana, AR-Currently, Texarkana Arkansas Police Officers locate many drivers who do not provide proper car seats for their children. Arkansas Child Restraint Laws state that; Infants from birth to at least twenty pounds should be restrained in a rear-facing or convertible seat rear-facing, and children from twenty to 60 pounds are required to be restrained […]