Topic: Investigative Reporting
NBC-owned KXAS-TV Dallas aired “NBC 5 Investigates: TxDOT Failing to Protect Drivers from Concrete Bridge Posts on Freeways” on May 23. Reporter Scott Friedman and the investigative team discovered the Texas Department of Transportation is failing to protect drivers from some concrete bridge posts that sit dangerously close to the edge of freeways. Friedman found that deaths have occurred in some spots where posts were less than five feet from the roadway with no protective barrier or guardrail installed.
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