We Are Broadcasters
National Association of Broadcasters

KXAS Investigates Dangerous Bridge Posts


Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 5/23/2016

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.



Read more stories on Investigative Reporting »





How Broadcasters Serve Their Communities

More than 2.47 million American jobs depend on broadcasting, and the local broadcast radio and television industry - and the businesses that depend on it - generate $1.17 trillion annually for the nation's economy.


View State-by-State Data »