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Fort Worth's new thoroughfare plan aims for more variety in street design

Fort Worth is launching a review of its master thoroughfare plan aimed at accommodating continued suburban growth and central city redevelopment with a greater variety of streets and more efficient traffic flow.

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FleetPride acquires Republic Diesel
A. Lee Graham

Reporter

FleetPride Inc. of Irving has acquired the assets of Republic Diesel truck parts and service business.

The acquisition brings the auto parts distributor Republic Diesel's heavy-duty parts and service operations in Jeffersonville, Ind., as well as Kentucky locations in Louisville, Lexington, and Prestonsburg.

Republic Diesel will continue operating its driveline repair, machining and yard truck businesses in Louisville; Tri-State Machine in Harrogate, Tenn.; Center Diesel & Machine in Akron, Ohio; and Capacity Yard Trucks in Jeffersonville, Ind. 

"With the addition of Republic Diesel, FleetPride will now operate eight locations in Kentucky and Indiana, expanding our coverage to both sides of the Ohio River,” said Kevin Peters, FleetPride CEO, in a news release.

Included in the transaction are 12 automotive bays in both Indiana and Kentucky, as well as customer services that include Department of Transportation inspections, on-site inspections and brake work, among other offerings.

FleetPride Inc. operates more than 250 locations in 45 states, including 35 service locations and five regional distribution centers. More information is available at www.fleetpride.com.

lgraham@bizpress.net

 

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