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Gravel truck crash in Spicewood reinforces concern about Texas 71 travel danger

Gravel truck crash in Spicewood reinforces concern about Texas 71 travel danger

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY SPICEWOOD — Leah Hughes of Spicewood was headed back to work at her construction job in Spicewood on Texas 71 when the gravel truck came up behind her. She had stopped her eastbound Chevrolet Tahoe in the left lane of the 6600 block of the highway and was waiting for oncoming […]

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A rental truck loaded with medical supplies crashed into the back of a gravel hauler just before 8:30 a.m. March 12 east of the Vulcan Materials asphalt plant on Texas 71 in Spicewood. Courtesy photo

Rental truck slams into gravel hauler on Texas 71 in Spicewood

FROM STAFF REPORTS SPICEWOOD — A rental truck driver was transported by ambulance to the emergency room March 12 with non-life-threatening injuries after his vehicle crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler exiting an asphalt plant on Texas 71, officials said. (more…)

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Texas 71 crashes, complaints prompt TxDOT to fix stretch of highway

Texas 71 crashes, complaints prompt TxDOT to fix stretch of highway

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY TRAVIS SETTLEMENT — When Sari Pearce pulls onto Texas 71 from her home just west of Bee Cave, she feels on edge. “Even before the day of the fatality, there were other accidents,” said Pearce, a resident of Travis Settlement, located just west of Bee Creek Road. (more…)

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Save Our Spicewood meeting focuses on traffic issues and costs

Save Our Spicewood meeting focuses on traffic issues and costs

FROM STAFF REPORTS SPICEWOOD — A group of Spicewood residents have formed Save Our Spicewood in an effort to help the area address industrial growth, light pollution, and Texas 71 traffic — to start. (more…)

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Texas 71 accident

Two-vehicle accident at Texas 71 and CR 401 sends one to hospital

Emergency crews work an accident involving at least two vehicles at the intersection of CR 401 and Texas 71 just before 9 a.m. May 31. Marble Falls Area EMS crews transported one person to Lakeway Regional Medical Center. The Marble Falls Area Volunteer Fire Department, the Spicewood Volunteer Fire Department, Burnet County sheriff’s deputies and […]

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