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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Police say RHAM parent who struck teacher in the parking lot was drinking

    Elizabeth Everett, the 50-year-old RHAM parent accused of hitting math teacher Dawn Mallory in the RHAM Middle School parking lot last March, had apparently been drinking before the accident. Court documents revealed that a Connecticut State Trooper...
  • Business growth and more traffic woes becoming a concern in Winter Park

    Business growth and more traffic woes becoming a concern in Winter Park
    Owen Beitsch can remember it well: about 15 years ago, when Krispy Kreme opened its coffee and donut shop on U.S. 17/92 in Winter Park.   It turned out to be a popular spot, he recalled – and one that gave motorists on the roadway some headaches....
  • Plainville Parking Lot To Help Clean Quinnipiac River

    PLAINVILLE — Porous pavement and other materials added to a new parking lot at Trumbull Park will help keep the nearby Quinnpiac River clean. The 4,000 square feet of special pavement and two underlayers of crushed rock are expected to help...
  • Drivers urged to avoid I-95 downtown for Ravens preseason game Saturday

    Drivers urged to avoid I-95 downtown for Ravens preseason game Saturday
    Attendees of Saturday's preseason Ravens game at M&T Bank Stadium are encouraged to avoid Interstate 95 close to downtown because of ongoing road work in both the northbound and southbound lanes. On northbound I-95, lanes split around the city line,...
  • A day on Virginia's Eastern Shore

    A day on Virginia's Eastern Shore
    It's easy to think of the Eastern Shore of Virginia as one place, but that's too easy. After all, it's a good 70 miles from the tip of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel to the Maryland state line, and the trip up U.S. Route 13 will take you through all...
  • Tire makers race to turn dandelions into rubber

    MUENSTER Germany (Reuters) - Dutch biologist Ingrid van der Meer often meets with disbelief when she talks about her work on dandelions and how it could secure the future of road transport. The reaction is understandable, given most people regard the...
  • Study: Americans Hit the Highways Again

     
    Americans went through some hard times in the past few years, and while everyone may not necessarily be on easy street now, a major spike in highway travel suggests that we as a nation are at least on the road......
  • Feds: Car-to-Car Tech Can Save Lives

     
    A new report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gives a sneak peek at the future of accident avoidance. The agency says two technologies, left-turn assist and intersection-movement assist, could prevent as many as 592,000 accidents...
  • Shoddy U.S. roads and bridges take a toll on the economy

    Shoddy U.S. roads and bridges take a toll on the economy
    It was a beautiful May afternoon when Donnel Gomes took his week-old silver Mercedes for a spin into the city. He turned onto Broad Street, a main thoroughfare downtown, and … kaboom! The car fell into a huge pothole, blowing its right tire,...
  • Gas prices continue slide as Labor Day approaches

    Gas prices continue slide as Labor Day approaches
    NEWPORT NEWS — With the Labor Day travel season approaching, those choosing to hit the roadway may not experience the level of sticker shock when fueling up at the gas pump this year. Officials with AAA Tidewater Virginia announced Wednesday...
  • Soaring entertainment at the Lehigh Valley AirShow

    At times during air-show performances, the four aircraft in the Black Diamond Jet Team are so close together that they look like they could touch wings. While that proximity might give air traffic controllers nightmares, such precision flying promises...