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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • City gets grant for rubberized asphalt

    The city of La CaƱada Flintridge recently won a $123,500 grant from the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery’s Rubberized Pavement Program for rubberized asphalt, known for its durability and noise-dampening qualities, to be...
  • Hit-and-run suspect caught in stalled traffic

    Hit-and-run suspect caught in stalled traffic
    Maryland State Police arrested a motorist who fled the scene of a hit-and-run accident on Interstate 95 in Harford County Thursday night only to be apprehended while driving through traffic stalled by emergency road repair, authorities said. Officers...
  • Construction of $35 million overpass begins in Grayslake despite snow

    Construction of $35 million overpass begins in Grayslake despite snow
    Snow might still be falling with regularity, but construction season already has begun with the Lake County Division of Transportation's next big-ticket item: the $35 million Washington Street underpass project at the Canadian National Railway tracks in...
  • Get Takata's dangerous air bags off the road

    You would think a company that makes vehicle air bags — a critical safety feature — would go all-out to assure the world that its product is, you know, safe. And if something went terribly wrong, causing this safety product to kill? You'd...
  • Christie: Transportation fund 'not a crisis at the moment'

    New Jersey drivers bracing for an increase in the state's gas tax might have gotten a reprieve until 2016. That's because Gov. Chris Christie says the state's transportation trust fund has enough cash to run through June 2016, not June 2015 as many...
  • Automakers pick company to investigate Takata air bags

    DETROIT A group of 10 automakers said Thursday they have selected engineering firm Orbital ATK to test air bag inflators made by Takata that are tied to recalls involving millions of cars. The automakers also said they have selected former National...
  • Incidents cleared from MD 713 South, MD 100 East in Hanover

    Incidents cleared from MD 713 South, MD 100 East in Hanover
    All lanes are open on two local thoroughfares that had been experienced closures on Thursday morning due to rush-hour incidents, state transportation officials said. All lanes are open on MD 713 South in Hanover with the clearing of a single-vehicle...
  • Correction: Ocean City Repairs story

    In a story Feb. 25 about plans to repair an Ocean City bridge, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the MDTA would fix it. The State Highway Administration, not the Maryland Transportation Authority, will repair the bridge. A corrected...
  • Lawmakers review bill to create pedestrian safety zones

    Lawmakers reviewed a bill Tuesday that aims to reduce the scores of pedestrian deaths that happen each year on Nevada roadways. SB144, which was discussed in the Senate Transportation Committee, would allow local governments or the Nevada Department of...
  • SHA receives grant to improve real-time travel information for three congested roads

    SHA receives grant to improve real-time travel information for three congested roads
    The State Highway Administration has been awarded a $200,000 federal planning grant for the installation of a state-of-the-art real-time travel information system on three congested traffic arteries between Baltimore and Washington, the Federal Highway...
  • MdTA to alternate northbound Fort McHenry Tunnel bore closures for ongoing repair work

    MdTA to alternate northbound Fort McHenry Tunnel bore closures for ongoing repair work
    Alternating closures of the two northbound bores of the Fort McHenry Tunnel will continue for the foreseeable future during off-peak traffic periods as crews continue emergency repairs to underground sump pump discharge and water lines, according to the...