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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Pricey plan looks to alleviate Houston interstate congestion

    Texas transportation officials have unveiled a bold plan to reconfigure a major interstate through downtown Houston that would place lanes below ground level, alleviate congestion and give the city a dramatic face lift. The Texas Department of...
  • From dimensions to location to electrical wires, Warwick offers a unique baseball setting

    From dimensions to location to electrical wires, Warwick offers a unique baseball setting
    NEWPORT NEWS — In describing what makes Warwick High’s baseball field the most unique on the Peninsula, if not the 757, let’s begin with the setting. To the left, some 100 feet behind the third-base line, is Warwick Boulevard. When...
  • Start date for Oak Street bridge project not yet set

    Start date for Oak Street bridge project not yet set
    The schedule for replacing the Oak Street Bridge will become clearer after Hinsdale officials attend an Illinois Department of Transportation pre-construction meeting about the project May 8. "IDOT is the one controlling the project," said Village...
  • Rising speed limits spur safety concerns

    WASHINGTON Wisconsin state Rep. Paul Tittl drives his Toyota Prius 140 miles from his home district to the state capitol in Madison every week. Usually, he keeps up with the fast-moving traffic on the highway. But one day, he decided to lower the pace and...
  • Batavia council nixes Route 31 median after years of planning

    A proposed pedestrian median on Route 31 that has been in the works for three years was suddenly scrapped Tuesday night by the Batavia City Council. Aldermen decided they didn't agree with the location. While council members will still vote on the...
  • Gas leak forces evacuation and traffic delays in Fort Lauderdale

    Gas leak forces evacuation and traffic delays in Fort Lauderdale
    A gas line was ruptured during construction of a parking lot at a Fort Lauderdale marine business Wednesday, causing an evacuation of the store and jamming traffic at the end of the morning rush hour. A 1.5 inch PVC pipe was about two feet underground...
  • 'Neglected' River Road tops Waukegan's $31.5M construction plan

    'Neglected' River Road tops Waukegan's $31.5M construction plan
    River Road on Waukegan's far west side will be among the first in line for resurfacing after the City Council approved $7.4 million worth of contracts this week for the first phase of a proposed three-year, $31.5 million street-improvement program....
  • Construction to begin on new Route 611 bridge

    Travelers in Easton should expect traffic delays and detours next week when work begins on a 16-month project to replace the Route 611/North Delaware Drive bridge over Bushkill Creek. The current steel I-beam span was built in 1950 and is structurally...
  • Travelers Plaza Work Forces Road Closure

    Travelers Plaza Work Forces Road Closure
    HARTFORD — The redevelopment of the plaza next to the Travelers tower downtown just got underway — and for anyone who uses Atheneum Square North to get between Main and Prospect streets, there's more to see than the demolition. A construction...
  • West Dundee adopts downtown development plan

    West Dundee adopts downtown development plan
    Only weeks after approving a partnership with Spring Hill Mall, West Dundee officials have given the nod to a plan which will revitalize another area in the village. At Monday's board meeting, trustees adopted the downtown redevelopment plan that has...
  • In South Whitehall, baby arrives 8 days early – in a parking lot

    In South Whitehall, baby arrives 8 days early – in a parking lot
    More than a few motorists did a double-take Saturday when Jon Stewarts pulled a fast-and-furious maneuver on Willow Street in South Whitehall Township, blowing past a line of traffic and through a red light and racing into a restaurant parking lot....