[News Script: Turnpike] Part: 1 of 2
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The Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike's new administra-
tion building hosts the Texas Turnpike Authority's
board of directors for a meeting to determine the
opening date of the 586million-dollar toll road.
MED. OF MAN
Presiding at the meeting is board chairman
Armistead Rust of San Angelo. The board 3 sets
the opening date at 6 a.m. on august 27th. In
other action, the board rejects a request by
the Fort Worth city council to make the turnpike
toll free from the downtown area to Oakland
boulevard. In view of the current cement strike,
the board authorizes engineer-manager J. C.
Dingwall to complete the paving with permanent-
type asphalt if necessary. A two-mile stretch
in Dallas and a half-mile section in Fort Worth
lacks paving. The six-lane turnpike spans 2J.6
miles between downtown Fort Worth and downtown
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Turnpike], item, July 18, 1957; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc802458/m1/1/: accessed January 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.