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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • FedEx truck swerves to avoid two crashes, topples on 5 Freeway

    FedEx truck swerves to avoid two crashes, topples on 5 Freeway
    An overturned FedEx truck is snarling traffic on the 5 Freeway in Sun Valley after it swerved to avoid a pair of crashes and struck a concrete barrier, authorities said. All lanes but one are closed on the southbound 5 at Sheldon Street as crews work to...
  • Major sewer project in Aurora will impact traffic

    Traffic on a portion of East New York Street and Galena Boulevard will be reduced to one lane beginning Monday as Aurora begins a major sewer project. Aurora officials said the installation of the new sewer is designed to reduce basement sewer backups...
  • State DOT Issuing Reports On Transportation Maintenance Needs

    To support Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's pitch for a 30-year construction initiative, the state transportation department is issuing reports detailing how Connecticut's infrastructure is on course to deteriorate. Currently about 4 percent of state-maintained...
  • Aurora setting stage for North Aurora Road underpass widening

    Aurora setting stage for North Aurora Road underpass widening
    It's not likely a real project until about 2020, but Aurora officials already are trying to prepare for their part in the widening of the North Aurora Road underpass at the Canadian National railroad tracks. The City Council's Finance Committee has...
  • Tower Road detours to begin this month in Winnetka

    With the northwest Winnetka stormwater improvement project expected to begin this month, the village is asking for patience from motorists as detours are put in place. The project will begin as soon as weather allows and will be divided into three phases...
  • Scenes from Ferguson the day after two police officers are shot

    Scenes from Ferguson the day after two police officers are shot
    Former Ferguson City Councilwoman Susan Ankenbrand and her husband were picking up litter along the street near the Police Department on Thursday, pointing out all the rebuilding that had been going on before two police officers were wounded by gunfire...
  • Tanker truck explodes, closing I-94 near Detroit

    Tanker truck explodes, closing I-94 near Detroit
    A tanker truck exploded on Interstate 94 near Detroit Wednesday afternoon, sending huge plumes of smoke into the air and closing the highway in both directions. Dearborn firefighters reported on Twitter that there were no fatalities, and two people...
  • School's move in talks

     School's move in talks
    The city wants to know what its residents think about the decision to relocate Coral Springs Charter High School from the downtown area to the parking lot of the Center for the Arts. The city is organizing two community meetings to seek public input...
  • Speed cameras are also problem

    It's about time that the red light cameras got the attention they deserve, but let's not ignore the speed cameras. Some were put up in areas where accidents due to speed are not a problem. While Mayor Rahm Emanuel said they would be put by schools and...
  • Lawsuit claims Washington Township officials misused authority

    Lawsuit claims Washington Township officials misused authority
    Sandra Miller hoped her home in Washington Township would be her sanctuary from the daily stress of her job as an emergency room nurse. But after she moved in 2004 to the secluded cottage off Route 873 and began to get involved in township affairs,...
  • Jewelers fear Wabash Avenue work will pinch sales

     Jewelers fear Wabash Avenue work will pinch sales
    As retail nightmares go, road construction is a reliable bogeyman. Traffic snarls. Obstructed storefronts. Dust, noise and scaffolding keeping shoppers away. But for some businesses on Chicago's historic Jewelers Row, Monday's closing of a stretch of...