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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Top 10 stories in Laguna Beach for 2014

    Top 10 stories in Laguna Beach for 2014
    Mobility throughout Laguna Beach, whether by foot, car or bicycle, was a recurring theme in 2014 as the city took strides to address safety on the busiest thoroughfares, including adopting a bike safety plan after a cyclist was killed along Coast...
  • Crystal ball: Computer predicts traffic woes in Lower, Upper Macungie

    Crystal ball: Computer predicts traffic woes in Lower, Upper Macungie
    Adding a third lane for traffic to merge onto Interstate 78 from Hamilton Boulevard. Adding a signaled intersection at Route 222 and a connector road near the Beiber Bus terminal. Those were among the suggestions Wednesday at a joint meeting of...
  • Rush-hour snow snarls expressways, airports

    Rush-hour snow snarls expressways, airports
    White-out conditions were reported on several expressways, and more than 400 flights were canceled at O'Hare and Midway airports, as blowing snow hit the Chicago area in time for the afternoon rush Thursday. Visibility was down to a matter of yards along...
  • Accidents, traffic on rise on Metro Orlando toll roads

    Accidents, traffic on rise on Metro Orlando toll roads
    Accidents have been rising on Metro Orlando toll roads during the past four years, in part because there are more cars out there paying tolls. From motorists losing control and running into a guard rail or a ditch to the rare head-on collisions,...
  • News briefs from the Dec. 16 village of Lincolnwood Board of Trustees meeting

    The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the village of Lincolnwood board of Trustees meeting on Dec. 16. Community center to host Hanukkah party Lincolnwood residents are invited to celebrate Hanukkah at the community center on...
  • 2014 in review: Crawford Avenue construction project

    Weekly detours and lengthy travel times were a regular occurrence along Lincolnwood’s stretch of Crawford Avenue during most of 2014, while the first phase of a multimillion dollar road makeover was completed by Cook County and the Illinois...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on U.S. 50 East

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on U.S. 50 East
    A disabled vehicle on U.S. 50 East in Arnold prior to the Governor Ritchie Highway exit has closed the eastbound right deceleration lane and eastbound right shoulder at 9:06 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A collision...
  • Book offers teen drivers benefit of experience not learned in class

    Book offers teen drivers benefit of experience not learned in class
    "What Teenage Drivers Don't Know" is a supplement to drivers ed curriculums that contains information many motorists only find out through years of experience behind the wheel. What should you do when your car hits a patch of black ice? How should you...
  • Motorcycles can ride in HOV lanes

    Motorcycles can ride in HOV lanes
    Q: I have been told by several law enforcement officers that it is legal for motorcycles to ride with one person in the HOV lanes. Could you get us motorcycle riders some clarification? Bo Carofano, Boca Raton Motorcycles are permitted by federal law to...
  • Overturned trailer closes both I-95 ramps to I-695 inner loop, likely through afternoon

    Overturned trailer closes both I-95 ramps to I-695 inner loop, likely through afternoon
    The ramps carrying northbound and southbound Interstate 95 traffic onto the Interstate 695 inner loop south of Baltimore were closed for several hours after a tractor trailer overturned on the southbound ramp, according to the State Highway...
  • U.S. Government Fines Honda $70 Million

     
    In November, Honda disclosed that it failed to report safety problems in a timely manner, specifically underreporting how many people died or were injured by faulty Takata airbag inflators in its vehicles. Now it's time to pay the consequences. The......