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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • We Made It!

    We Made It!
     It was like that scene in “Home Alone” when they’re running through the airport, except we were trying to catch a ferry! I bought the tickets weeks in advance to guarantee a good departure/arrival time for the holiday weekend.  It was...
  • Honda Civic HF and Natural Gas

    Honda Civic HF and Natural Gas
    By Jim MacPherson When asked which cars get the best fuel economy, most people immediately think of gas-electric hybrids. There’s good reason for this, as compact and midsize hybrids produce outstanding EPA fuel economy numbers. Honda has two...
  • 'Tis The Season

    For me, the week after Thanksgiving can only mean one thing: It's time to get the Christmas tree. None of this plastic/fake stuff either. One of the biggest perks of the holiday season is the smell of a live Christmas tree in the living room. But...
  • Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene

    Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene
    At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday. East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee

    By Paula MacPherson When I first struggled to get into the passenger seat of this 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, I thought that this was just one more SUV that’s  too tall for me. Then Jim remembered to lower the adjustable suspension system, which...
  • About Specs

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most new-car brochures and web pages feature a list of various numbers and measurements, usually called “specifications,” which can be cryptic at best for all but the most knowledgeable auto enthusiasts. Still,...
  • Spinout Stops Traffic On I-91 North

    HARTFORD — I-91 north is re-opened after a spinout stopped traffic, according to the state Department of Transportation. The accident, between exits 33 and 34, was reported about 6:30 a.m. The extent of injuries wasn't clear. The scene was clear...
  • FDOT hosting public meeting on U.S. 441 widening project in Mount Dora

    FDOT hosting public meeting on U.S. 441 widening project in Mount Dora
    MOUNT DORA — Leaving Starbucks or Chipotle to get onto U.S. Highway 441 can be tough, depending on the time of day. It can be difficult to break through the traffic, which is jammed up in two lanes going either way in that area, below left....
  • 'Texas U-turn' lanes now open at U.S. Highway 17-92 and State Road 436 intersection

    Motorists traveling on U.S. Highway 17-92 in Casselberry may now find it easier to drive near the State Road 436 intersection, where state crews are building a flyover bridge. Construction workers this morning opened something called "Texas U-turn lanes"...
  • FDOT holding meeting for proposed new I-95 interchange in Palm Beach County

    FDOT holding meeting for proposed new I-95 interchange in Palm Beach County
    The Florida Department of Transportation is kicking off the second part of a study to create a new Interstate 95 interchange in Palm Beach County. The public is invited to attend a kick-off meeting detailing plans for the new interchange at Central...
  • York County's Route 17 contractor scraps three-part timeline

    York County's Route 17 contractor scraps three-part timeline
    Business owners and drivers can expect orange barrels and construction from the intersection of Route 17 and Hampton Highway to the intersection of Route 17 and Wolf Trap Road for nearly two more years. Contractor E.V. Williams held a meeting for...