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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Turnpike authority approves deal in trooper stop lawsuit

    The state's turnpike authority approved a preliminary legal settlement Tuesday that will pay more than $100,000 to a retired Army colonel who claimed a state trooper pointed a gun at him and his daughter during a traffic stop. R. Timothy Leever sued...
  • Consultant makes parking sound sexy

    SAN FRANCISCO At first blush, the subject of parking may not seem very sexy until you hear Mike Robertson talk about it. As the managing principal in the San Francisco office of Walker Parking Consultants, the world's largest firm of its kind,...
  • Road closures announced in Merrillville

    Road closures announced in Merrillville
    The town has announced two road closures. West 73rd Avenue from Broadway to Madison will be closed to westbound traffic beginning Wednesday for about 60 days due to road reconstruction work. Motorists are asked to use either 68th Place or 80th Place...
  • Glen Ellyn road project to make traveling to Glenbard West safer

    Glen Ellyn road project to make traveling to Glenbard West safer
    Glen Ellyn officials are gearing up for the high-profile reconstruction this summer of a key stretch of Crescent Boulevard between Park Boulevard and Lake Road. The project will cost an estimated $2.8 million. Besides resurfacing the roadway, which goes...
  • Baltimore to fine parents $250 for double-parking at school drop-offs

    Baltimore to fine parents $250 for double-parking at school drop-offs
    Matt Hornbeck, the principal at Hampstead Hill Academy, has tried everything to end the persistent double-parking outside his Canton school — a problem he says leads to traffic jams and jeopardizes student safety. The school has put up signs and...
  • VDOT adds 15 traffic cameras to Interstate 77

    Virginia highway officials say 15 new traffic cameras have been added on Interstate 77 to the 511 travel information system. The Virginia Department of Transportation says nine more will be added in over the next few months. The 511Virginia.org...
  • SHA embarks on 'ambitious' Annapolis-area pedestrian plan

    SHA embarks on 'ambitious' Annapolis-area pedestrian plan
    The Annapolis area is set to become more pedestrian-friendly. Crews have begun installing sidewalks and crosswalks near Westfield Annapolis on the corners of Bestgate Road, Housley Road and Maryland 178. The project is part of a wide ranging plan by...
  • Volvo to store used cars in downtown lot under new deal

    The Village Board has approved a lease agreement with Volvo of Oak Park to store its used cars temporarily at a downtown Oak Park garage. "We did an analysis of locations we have and felt confident that for a 60 to 90 day period that we could utilize the...
  • Indians laughing their way through training camp

    The Indians are pitching, hitting, bunting and doing everything else they need to work on for the upcoming season at spring training. And laughing every step of the way. No team seems be enjoying itself as much as Cleveland, once only the butt of jokes....
  • Police: Man exposed himself to woman while inside vehicle

    Colonial Regional police have charged a 25-year-old man with exposing himself to a woman while driving in Lower Nazareth Township. Benjamin Walter Reiss of the 200 block of Juniper Crossing in East Allen Township is charged with indecent exposure, open...
  • Deputies: Suspect tried to strike cop with stolen car

    Deputies: Suspect tried to strike cop with stolen car
    A Sunrise man with a suspended Florida driver's license is accused of trying to strike a Broward Sheriff's detective with a stolen car and ramming an unmarked patrol SUV twice. Darasan Joel Bispham, 27, was taken into custody Thursday after detectives...