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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Hong Kong police, 'volunteers' clear protest site in Mong Kok

    WASHINGTON Tired of playing cat and mouse, Hong Kong police showed their claws Wednesday, unleashing a display of force that cleared the city's second-largest protest site in a matter of hours. With surprising quickness, police, court bailiffs, heavy...
  • 2015 Car Seat Trends

     
    Child-safety seats are always evolving as manufacturers look to create safer and easier-to-use car seats that meet changing federal standards. Related: Car Seat Checks This year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration mandated a weight limit...
  • Pothole on I-4 damages 16 vehicles

    Pothole on I-4 damages 16 vehicles
    Sixteen vehicles were damaged after they struck a pothole on Tuesday night on westbound Interstate 4, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The Florida Department of Transportation was called into fix the pothole, said Sgt. Kim Montes, spokeswoman for...
  • Tall freeway spans will be relatively safe in quakes, Caltrans says

    Tall freeway spans will be relatively safe in quakes, Caltrans says
    The sweeping, graceful arches of Southern California's towering interchanges form some of the most iconic features of the world's most famous freeway network. But in a region crisscrossed by fault lines, the ramps that soar hundreds of feet above...
  • Been hitting the sauce? If so, behold the Sriracha tour

    Been hitting the sauce? If so, behold the Sriracha tour
    Another gorgeous and sunny fall Southern California afternoon the smog, apparently, is taking the weekend off and here I am in a traffic jam deep in the industrial heart of the San Gabriel Valley. To my left on Azusa Canyon Road is a huge gravel pit, a...
  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork closes MD 198 in Laurel

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork closes MD 198 in Laurel
    All eastbound traffic on MD 198 in Laurel at Old Portland Road is closed due to emergency roadwork at 8:28 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle incident on Interstate 95 South in White Marsh at the MD 43...
  • No plans for I-195 exit from I-95 express lanes

    No plans for I-195 exit from I-95 express lanes
    Q: Why wasn't an exit built from the Interstate 95 express lanes to Interstate 195? When I go to Miami Beach, I take the flyover to westbound State Road 112, then exit at Northwest 22nd Avenue and get back on eastbound S.R. 112 which leads to I-195. I...
  • Two State Road 7 bridges west of Boca Raton being replaced

    Two State Road 7 bridges west of Boca Raton being replaced
    Construction is expected to begin in a few months on two bridges that connect to State Road 7 west of Boca Raton. Palm Beach County is replacing the Sandalfoot Boulevard bridge and the Southwest Third Street bridge, both of which cross a Lake Worth...
  • Cops: Man carrying barrel hit after walking into traffic

    Cops: Man carrying barrel hit after walking into traffic
    A 56-year-old man carrying a construction barrel walked into traffic on State Road 434 this weekend "for reasons unknown" and was hit by a vehicle, the Longwood Police Department said in a statement. Officers were called to the crash near State Road...
  • Google pinpoints worst Thanksgiving traffic time

    Google pinpoints worst Thanksgiving traffic time
    Leaving work early Wednesday? Consider skipping out right after lunch. According to data collected by Google Maps in recent years, Chicago's worst Thanksgiving traffic falls between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday. The absolute worst time to be on the...
  • Color-coded light poles on I-595 assist crews

    Color-coded light poles on I-595 assist crews
    Q: What's the purpose of the color-coded light poles in the Interstate 595 express lanes? Martin Steinberg, Davie A: The light poles are coded orange, yellow and green to make it easier for first responders and troopers to respond to incidents or...