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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Getting around downtown may become easier

    Electric carts, so-called circulators and shuttles came up as possible solutions to the ongoing parking problems and navigating Boca's busier downtown. Reducing traffic is one of the Downtown Boca Raton Advisory Committee's eight priorities, chairman...
  • Maryland has more than 80 bridges with structural problems

    While transportation officials ordered the immediate inspection of 27 bridges last week after concrete fell from a Prince George's County overpass, Maryland has dozens of other spans similarly designated as structurally deficient. Those 27 bridges...
  • Officials: Closing Eighth Street Bridge could speed up repairs by a year

     Officials: Closing Eighth Street Bridge could speed up repairs by a year
    Officials are considering closing both lanes of Allentown's Albertus L. Meyers Bridge in hopes of shaving almost a year off restorations to the span. Ron Young, regional spokesman for PennDOT, confirmed Wednesday that state officials are looking into...
  • With collection of projects, a new west side comes into focus

    With collection of projects, a new west side comes into focus
    Developer Shaffin Jetha has worked on hotels in Mount Vernon and apartments near Patterson Park, but the west side is a new neighborhood for him — and that's part of its appeal. "The land rush hasn't hit that part of the city yet," said Jetha,...
  • Teen driver charged in fatal Christmas Day crash in Orland Park

    Teen driver charged in fatal Christmas Day crash in Orland Park
    A teen driver faces charges after driving more than 35 mph over speed limit in a car and striking and killing a 71-year-old man in Orland Park on Christmas Day, police said. Investigators determined that a 16-year-old was driving a 2005 Honda Accord...
  • Overnight bridge work to close I-75 at Miramar

    Overnight bridge work to close I-75 at Miramar
    If you drive Interstate 75 overnight, you'll run into a major roadblock this week at Miramar Parkway. All southbound lanes will be closed overnight Monday and Tuesday and all northbound lanes will be closed Wednesday and Thursday nights as crews set...
  • Homer Glen OKs extension for planned upscale shopping venue

    Homer Glen OKs extension for planned upscale shopping venue
    An upscale dining and shopping venue is expected to be built in Homer Glen as the Illinois Department of Transportation finishes its 159th Street widening project in a couple of years, officials said. The Homer Glen Village Board on Wednesday extended...
  • Seattle's vanishing street parking

    Last month, crews painted a green bicycle lane on Seattle's Roosevelt Way Northeast near the University Bridge, and took out 27 parking spaces. Over in Belltown, a series of right-turn pockets, to prevent turning cars from delaying buses that go straight...
  • Weather delays Darien strip mall construction

    Weather delays Darien strip mall construction
    The cold and snow has delayed construction of the new Darien Pointe strip mall near the intersection of 75th Street and Cass Avenue. The first of two buildings was supposed to be completed by December, but winter temperatures made it difficult to do...
  • Gas station could join already congested Sam's Club in Vernon Hills

    Gas station could join already congested Sam's Club in Vernon Hills
    The Sam's Club in Vernon Hills wants to resurrect a construction project from 2006 in hopes of fending off the Costco down the street in Mettawa. Members of management asked Vernon Hills trustees Jan. 20 to allow a gas station to be built in an unused...
  • Road work in and around the Lehigh Valley

    Road work in and around the Lehigh Valley
    The following road work is planned in the coming week: Interstate 78 Weisenberg/Upper Macungie: Pothole patching is planned between the Berks County line and Exit 49/Route 100 Feb. 18 and 19 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Rain could cause this work to be...