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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • VDOT to finish bridge project

    Lanes over the bridge leading to Gwynn’s Island will once again be reduced to one lane next month, but officials say it should be the last time for a long while. According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, painting work and gear...
  • Traffic: All lanes closed on MD 25 in Upperco

    Traffic: All lanes closed on MD 25 in Upperco
    All lanes are closed on MD 25 in Upperco due to a utility problem at Benson Mill Road at 8:07 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. An incident on Interstate 895 South in Lansdowne past the Baltimore Beltway has closed the...
  • PennDOT stops short of stop light at MacArthur ramp

    PennDOT stops short of stop light at MacArthur ramp
    Q: MacArthur Road at the Route 22 interchange is looking great. After all the money spent for this much-needed improvement to benefit vehicular as well as pedestrian traffic, I'm rather disappointed that the 'yield' sign remains at the end of the ramp...
  • Central Florida is so good at bad parking lots

    Central Florida is so good at bad parking lots
    If you've spent time hating on the parking lot at Trader Joe's in Winter Park this summer, I have one question for you: Have you ever driven anywhere else in Central Florida? This region is blanketed with horrible parking lots. I'd go as far as to say...
  • Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip

    Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip
    When four twentysomething women are silent in a car, you know something is up. Or down. Or in this case, both, in the form of hundred-foot rocky cliffs that dropped off sharply to our left, plummeting to meet the aquamarine Pacific Ocean, and the scrub-...
  • Put-in-Bay is Ohio's party island

    Put-in-Bay is Ohio's party island
    The party starts early en route to Lake Erie's South Bass Island. Minutes after the drive-on/drive-off ferry pulls away from the dock on Catawba Island a few miles west of Sandusky, Ohio, T-shirt-clad passengers on the lower deck start popping beer cans....
  • There's a post-Katrina joie de vivre in New Orleans

    In a traditional New Orleans jazz funeral, mourners follow a brass band playing dirges. When they leave the cemetery, the music changes tempo — "Oh, when the saints go marchin' in" — and everyone dances, celebrating the deceased and the gift...
  • On the CTA, summer construction season rolls into fall

    On the CTA, summer construction season rolls into fall
    Although Labor Day marks the unofficial start of fall, summer construction season will be in full force for weeks to come at the CTA. For bus riders, fall schedules go into effect Sunday on 74 routes; depending on your bus, arrival times, frequency or...
  • Shuttle bus service solution to arena parking problems

    In reference to Sunday's article, "Arena threatens parking harmony": To rely only on parking decks and traffic lights working correctly when the new arena in Allentown opens for events could place unneeded stress on both visitors and the downtown. How...
  • Highway worker killed in St. Michaels work-zone crash

    Highway worker killed in St. Michaels work-zone crash
    A contracted highway worker for the State Highway Administration died Thursday evening after being struck by a vehicle in a work zone in St. Michaels, according to the SHA and Maryland State Police. John Kenneth Shahan, 40, of Denton, was controlling...
  • Tri-Rail moving ahead with coastal railroad expansion

    Tri-Rail moving ahead with coastal railroad expansion
    A plan to expand Tri-Rail service would deliver commuters smack in the center of downtowns from West Palm Beach to Miami. A proposed Tri-Rail service, called the "Coastal Link," would use the train tracks running through coastal downtown communities...