current TxDOT for DFW area ?

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I haven't heard any 47 MHz use in the Dallas District in years, which includes Denton County, My understanding is they moved to one of the DMRs (MHz Tech). TxDOT has also has at least one TG on the Fort Worth system. I'd sure be interested in nailing down their current usage in DFW, as well.

I do see an entry for Denton under the Dallas District. Be nice to have a Color Code so we could list it properly.
151.21250 RM Denton Denton (Slot 1, Group 10; Slot 2 Group 18) DMR Public Works
 
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I don't have the capability to pick up DMR yet but I do hear a lot of chatter on the state-wide TXDOT channels in McKinney. A few years ago they were on SW low-band but have apparently transitioned over to Hi band now.
 

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I don't have the capability to pick up DMR yet but I do hear a lot of chatter on the state-wide TXDOT channels in McKinney. A few years ago they were on SW low-band but have apparently transitioned over to Hi band now.
I've tried programming the local (Dallas & surrounding southern counties) TXDOT frequencies in my 536HP. I have not received any hits in either DMR or any other mode.

I may try it near one of the construction zones, where I know there are TXDOT units in the area.
 

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Can confirm the NTE managed roadways in Tarrant Co. are on the Megahertz Technology system. Heard them talking about putting product down and putting out the Bridges May Ice signs.
 

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Hello guys. Happy New Year. Refreshing my 2017 post. Did we ever find TxDOT freqs that were confirmed as active. Thank you
 

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Hello guys. Happy New Year. Refreshing my 2017 post. Did we ever find TxDOT freqs that were confirmed as active. Thank you
According to this post over on the DFWScan Yahoo group, 151.025, PL 100.00, Statewide talkaround ch. 1 was carrying traffic for road crews that were applying the brine mixture for the foretasted winter weather that was predicted for the New Years day time frame.

I have it programmed in one of my scanners, but have not heard any traffic from my location.
 

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I heard traffic on 151.025 around 35W and the Johnson/Tarrant County line the last storm.
 

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They are on the VHF DMR repeaters. Talkgroups 18 in Denton county has been very active. Color Code 1, Time Slot 2 if I remember correctly.
 

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I work for North Tarrant Express and we manage all of the lanes from North Tarrant Parkway to Spur 280 on 35W and from Mark IV to Industrial on 820/183 (also to about Harwood on 121). We deal with all the maintenance and incidents that occur on both the managed lanes, general purpose, and service roads.. We are on the Megahertz system (same as CareFlite)..
 

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Thanks for the info. If you don't mind sharing, how many channels and what are they called/how are they used? I've monitored a little bit, but wasn't sure how if the different channels were used for different geographic areas or roads or by the type of work you all are doing.

In any case, be safe out there. I know it's dangerous work being out there.

I work for North Tarrant Express and we manage all of the lanes from North Tarrant Parkway to Spur 280 on 35W and from Mark IV to Industrial on 820/183 (also to about Harwood on 121). We deal with all the maintenance and incidents that occur on both the managed lanes, general purpose, and service roads.. We are on the Megahertz system (same as CareFlite)..
 

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Thanks for the info. If you don't mind sharing, how many channels and what are they called/how are they used? I've monitored a little bit, but wasn't sure how if the different channels were used for different geographic areas or roads or by the type of work you all are doing.

In any case, be safe out there. I know it's dangerous work being out there.

There are 4 channels, 1 for LBJ and NTE Maintenance and 1 for LBJ and NTE Dispatch. All the incidents, are called out on dispatch. Couldn't tell you which frequency is which.
 

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Thanks that's kind of what I was guessing.

There are 4 channels, 1 for LBJ and NTE Maintenance and 1 for LBJ and NTE Dispatch. All the incidents, are called out on dispatch. Couldn't tell you which frequency is which.
 
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