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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • City tries new pavement markings on Andrews to slow drivers

    City tries new pavement markings on Andrews to slow drivers
    Is an optical illusion enough to slow drivers down? Engineers are about to find out on a stretch of Andrews Avenue north of Sunrise Boulevard. The illlusion is in the form of white hash marks called optical speed bars, which look similar to the markings...
  • MTA: Service operating on schedule after D.C. metro incident

    MTA: Service operating on schedule after D.C. metro incident
    MTA reported on Tuesday morning that its Washington, D.C. service was operating on schedule the morning after a tragic incident on the city's Metrorail service delayed trains to and from Washington. MTA reported at 8:56 a.m. that all other area commuter...
  • Man charged with killing neighbors over parking space

    Man charged with killing neighbors over parking space
    An ongoing dispute between neighbors over a parking space ended Friday when a North Baltimore man shot and killed two men, police said. Police have charged Dennis Padgett, 34, with shooting Troy R. Preston, 40, four times in the head outside his home,...
  • Parking spot prompts shooting, Towson student housing, new Baltimore slogan

    Parking spot prompts shooting, Towson student housing, new Baltimore slogan
    Good morning, Baltimore! Find updates on the weather and traffic conditions here via The Sun's live blog here. Here's everything else you need to know to start your day:  WEATHER  It will be partially sunny today with temperatures topping out at 32...
  • VDOT offers winter weather driving tips

    VDOT offers winter weather driving tips
    With the possibility of sleet and snow this week in Hampton Roads, Virginia Department of Transportation is offering tips to help commuters drive safely in the cold elements. Don't forget to check current weather and traffic conditions before you hit...
  • Fort Lauderdale isle bridges built too high

    Fort Lauderdale isle bridges built too high
    Two finger-isle replacement bridges are being built too high because of a design error that may require the state to raise a portion of Las Olas Boulevard to correct. The work is part of an $8 million contract to replace five bridges: four connecting...
  • Caltrans workers rappel 150 feet to clear loose rocks along PCH

    Caltrans workers rappel 150 feet to clear loose rocks along PCH
    Under perfect Southern California skies, Caltrans climbers rappelled 150 feet down the face of a rugged hillside Tuesday to clear loose rock that has left a nine-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway closed since December. “All right, gentlemen,...
  • News briefs from the Dec. 16 village of Lincolnwood Board of Trustees meeting

    The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the village of Lincolnwood board of Trustees meeting on Dec. 16. Community center to host Hanukkah party Lincolnwood residents are invited to celebrate Hanukkah at the community center on...
  • 2014 in review: Crawford Avenue construction project

    Weekly detours and lengthy travel times were a regular occurrence along Lincolnwood’s stretch of Crawford Avenue during most of 2014, while the first phase of a multimillion dollar road makeover was completed by Cook County and the Illinois...
  • Police present Saved by the Safety Belt award

    Police present Saved by the Safety Belt award
    Oak Brook Police Chief James Kruger and Sgt. Brian Strockis presented the Saved by the Safety Belt Club Award to Besa Bajraktari. This award is given by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in cooperation with the Illinois Department of...
  • Middle Ground Boulevard extension in Newport News will not open for another month

    Middle Ground Boulevard extension in Newport News will not open for another month
    NEWPORT NEWS — It will be at least another month before motorists can begin using the new segment of Middle Ground Boulevard. The four-lane road, which will provide a new connection between Jefferson Avenue and Warwick Boulevard, was scheduled for...