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  • Will area's 2nd Trader Joe's face similar parking, traffic woes?

    Will area's 2nd Trader Joe's face similar parking, traffic woes?
    It's an errand-runner's nightmare: endlessly circling a parking lot, not a spot in sight. All the while, more cars join the hunt, clogging a major traffic artery in the process and prompting cries of "Why did they allow this development?" That was the...
  • Chicago reports drop in pothole complaints

    Chicago reports drop in pothole complaints
    Traffic congestion, jaywalkers and construction zones are still a nuisance, but Chicago drivers may face one less driving hazard this year as reports show the number of pothole complaints has dropped. According to the Chicago Department of...
  • Motorcyclist flees, crashes into squad car

    Motorcyclist flees, crashes into squad car
    A Crestwood man is facing multiple charges after leading Midlothian police on a game of cat and mouse for more than an hour on his motorcycle before crashing into the chief's squad car. An officer first spotted 29-year-old John David-Cook committing...
  • Major resurface work begins on Rand Road

    Lake Zurich area commuters can expect traffic delays between now and mid-summer, as the Illinois Department of Transportation continues resurfacing Rand Road between Ela and Lake Cook Roads. On March 31, IDOT began focusing on a portion of Rand Road...
  • Incidents prompt lane closures during morning rush hour

    Incidents prompt lane closures during morning rush hour
    Several incidents along local roadways caused lane closures during Wednesday's rainy commute, according to the state Department of Transportation. All westbound traffic on MD 27 in Westminster is closed at MD 26 due to a utility problem at 5:32 a.m.,...
  • Work begins on $93M Water Street redevelopment

    Workers began flowing onto Water Street this week, laying the foundation for construction of a boutique hotel, a new parking deck and retail and restaurant space on the southern edge of Naperville's downtown commercial core. "It's great to see," said...
  • Crawford Avenue construction resumes

    Construction has resumed on Crawford Avenue from Oakton Street to Jarvis Avenue in Skokie. There will be daily, daytime lane closures when crews are replacing some driveways, sidewalks, traffic signals and landscaping, officials said in a release....
  • Traffic deaths in Pennsylvania hit an all-time low in 2014

    Traffic deaths in Pennsylvania hit an all-time low last year. State transportation officials say car crashes killed 1,195 people in 2014. That's the lowest number since recordkeeping began 87 years ago. PennDOT statistics released Wednesday show drunk-...
  • Around Town: Rand Paul to be in Newport for fundraiser

    Around Town: Rand Paul to be in Newport for fundraiser
    Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul is expected to be in Newport Beach on Friday evening for a fundraiser at the home of Helena and Ron Sechrist. Supporters are being asked to contribute up to $10,400 to a joint fundraising committee composed...
  • Idaho transportation funding bill gets $127 million makeover

    The lone transportation funding proposal currently making its way throughout the Idaho Legislature underwent a nearly $127 million makeover Tuesday. The Idaho Senate voted 22-13 on HB 312, which includes higher vehicle registration fees and increase...
  • Partial closings for LaGrange Road project

    Construction on LaGrange Road will shut down portions of 149th and 156th streets east of LaGrange Road in Orland Park, beginning Friday, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. The eastern legs of both intersections should reopen...