Frisco City Council temporarily lowers speed limit along US 380; Lewisville to see beginnings of I-35E interchange expansions and more top DFW news

Frisco City Council on Jan. 18 approved a temporary speed limit reduction along US 380. The speed limit was lowered from 60 mph to 50 mph from the city’s western limits to the Denton County and Collin County line. (Map courtesy city of Frisco)
Frisco City Council on Jan. 18 approved a temporary speed limit reduction along US 380. The speed limit was lowered from 60 mph to 50 mph from the city’s western limits to the Denton County and Collin County line. (Map courtesy city of Frisco)

Frisco City Council on Jan. 18 approved a temporary speed limit reduction along US 380. The speed limit was lowered from 60 mph to 50 mph from the city’s western limits to the Denton County and Collin County line. (Map courtesy city of Frisco)

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Frisco City Council temporarily lowers speed limit along US 380 during widening project

Drivers passing through north Frisco will have to tap the brakes for about three years. Frisco City Council on Jan. 18 approved a temporary speed limit reduction along US 380.

Lewisville to see beginnings of I-35E interchange expansions

Lewisville residents will see the beginnings of three I-35E interchange expansions in the coming year. Those expansions will be at Main Street, Corporate Drive and Business SH 121.


McKinney ISD hits record high number of active COVID-19 cases as of Jan. 19

McKinney ISD has reached almost 1,000 active COVID-19 cases, according to a dashboard on the district website. As of Jan. 19, the district reported 883 active cases in students and 110 active cases in staff, bringing the total number of cases to 993.

UPDATED: Patrick J. Cloutier wins seat in McKinney City Council special election

Patrick J. Cloutier won McKinney's Jan. 15 special election for City Council, according to results from the Collin County Elections Department.

McKinney introduces neighborhood street sign topper program

McKinney neighborhoods are now eligible to apply for street topper signs to distinguish the community from neighboring areas.

Matt Payne, Samantha Douty and Brooklynn Cooper contributed to this report.