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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • State's new fleet of squad cars not on road

     State's new fleet of squad cars not on road
    Row upon row of brand-new squad cars sit in a parking lot not far from the state fairgrounds in Springfield, waiting to be driven out onto state highways. Waiting. And waiting. The cars, 85 model year 2013 Chevrolet Caprices that were delivered last...
  • Costco plan in Lower Macungie faces hurdles and new board

    Lower Macungie Township commissioners last year were so enamored of a proposed Costco-anchored shopping center that they felt compelled to make their feelings public, long before taking any official action. They sent a letter to Lehigh County...
  • When will PennDOT put Route 309/Tilghman Street interchange reconstruction in gear?

    Q: Is there any hope that the Route 309 bridge over Tilghman Street will ever be widened or replaced? It's an extremely unsafe entrance/exit combination there, as you know. Folks I know who moved here from other states are aghast that PennDOT would even...
  • In post-Fukushima policy test, Japan town rallies for nuclear re-start

    SATSUMASENDAI, Japan (Reuters) - On the main road leading from the Sendai nuclear plant in southern Japan, a construction crew is laying down asphalt to widen the evacuation route in the event of a future disaster. For many here, that's a hopeful sight....
  • New signs for Griffin, Orange Drive coming to Palm Avenue/Nob Hill intersection this month

    Q: On northbound Palm Avenue, the far right lane turns into a mandatory right turn just north of Griffin Road at Orange Drive. There is no warning that you have to move left if you want to continue north. There needs to be a right turn only sign posted....
  • States try to unload local roads

    WASHINGTON For years, the leaders of Beaufort, S.C., have promoted the charms and convenience of their coastal city, which has a historic downtown and cozy neighborhoods. Many of Beaufort's 13,000 residents can walk or ride their bikes to work or to...
  • Tortuga Music Festival 2014: 10 things you need to know

    Tortuga Music Festival 2014: 10 things you need to know
    Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival returns to Fort Lauderdale beach this weekend for a second year of showing off country music’s biggest names, including Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Dierks Bentley, Brantley Gilbert and Hank Williams Jr. The...
  • Baltimore-area construction projects could slow traffic Saturday

    Baltimore-area construction projects could slow traffic Saturday
    A number of road construction projects will be causing traffic delays Saturday in Baltimore County and Baltimore City. • In Baltimore County, portions of Interstate 95 near White Marsh are closed for construction. Delays could stretch to the...
  • Reader feedback April 12: Oyster Point and Jefferson road work, anti-gang violence

    Road work to ease traffic on Oyster Point, Jefferson If work continues at the present pace, the new segment of Middle Ground Boulevard in central Newport News should be ready for drivers in November. The 1.26-mile extension, connecting Warwick...
  • Commercial building viewed as key to Quakertown revival

    Looking to inject new life in its downtown, Quakertown is considering selling the borough-owned parking lot at Triangle Park to a commercial developer and reconfiguring traffic flow on West Broad Street. Village Centre Properties of Blooming Glen is...
  • Orlando's dirtiest job? Workers drop into city's biggest sewer pipe

    Orlando's dirtiest job? Workers drop into city's biggest sewer pipe
    While Orlando slept early Friday, Gavin Lopeman geared up with chest-high waders, respirator, poison-gas detector and harness and clipped into a pair of winch cables to descend down a hole to a place so noxious and revolting that most people would shudder...