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  • Road work planned in Monroe County week of May 10, 2015

    Road work planned in Monroe County week of May 10, 2015
    The following road work is planned in Monroe County in the coming week, according to PennDOT: Bridge Street, Stroud Township: There will be lane restrictions between North Ninth and Miller streets for the inspection of the Interstate 80 Bridge over...
  • Construction ahead for Valley commuters

    Construction ahead for Valley commuters
    Area commuters should expect delays in the coming weeks as major road work continues and potholes from the hard winter are filled. On Route 33, there will be lane restrictions for paving, sign work and ongoing reconstruction at the Route 512 interchange....
  • At a hospital maternity ward, every day is Mother's Day

    The mothers give birth in hallways, elevators and parking garages. They give birth being trundled in wheelchairs to delivery rooms (Don't push yet!), in hospital bathrooms and, at least once, in a pickup truck in front of Anne Arundel Medical Center...
  • Options for 710 Freeway extension discussed at public hearing

    Options for 710 Freeway extension discussed at public hearing
    Accommodating the traffic demands of a population that has swelled beyond the load limit of LA’s freeway systems is proving to be a zero-sum game — at least in the case of the 710 Freeway extension project. On Wednesday, 126 residents...
  • Lockport capital projects coming in over budget

    Lockport capital projects coming in over budget
    Bids on some Lockport capital projects scheduled this year are higher than budgeted, but city officials say spending can be adjusted or some projects may be delayed. "The capital improvement plan that was approved was designed to be flexible," City...
  • Road work the week of May 3, 2015

    Road work the week of May 3, 2015
    The following road work is planned in the Lehigh Valley. LEHIGH COUNTY Third Street, Allentown: A contractor will be pouring concrete along Third Street Friday, May 9, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Traffic will be detoured to Founders Way to Second Street...
  • Contracts to pay for Steel Yard maintenance awarded

    Contracts to pay for Steel Yard maintenance awarded
    The city's Redevelopment Commission has awarded four contracts totaling just over $116,000 to pay for projects meant to maintain and upgrade the ballpark used by the Gary South Shore Rail Cats baseball club. The commission on Wednesday voted without...
  • Gov. Baker names 5 members to state transportation board

    Gov. Charlie Baker named five members to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation's board of directors on Friday. The new board, which includes state Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack — also a Baker appointee — will oversee...
  • City will try closing Forest Avenue

    The Laguna Beach City Council made a long-awaited and somewhat controversial decision Tuesday night when it voted to temporarily close most of Forest Avenue in an effort to boost aesthetics and create a more pedestrian-friendly downtown. The council...
  • Traffic safety issues addressed in Hobart

    Traffic safety issues addressed in Hobart
    City officials are working to address two traffic safety hazards that they learned about from residents. The Board of Public Works and Safety approved a three-way stop sign at the intersection of Lillian and Ohio streets, following the recommendation of...
  • The unsolved mystery of the exploding air bags

    DETROIT After months of testing by air bag maker Takata and an independent panel of engineers, there's still no clear answer why some air bags are blamed for killing drivers after being triggered and spraying metal shrapnel. "This may not be something as...