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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • PennDOT surpasses road, bridge repair goals

    PennDOT surpasses road, bridge repair goals
    HARRISBURG — Barry Schoch won't gloat. He's too professional. Too serious about his life's work as an engineer. Too proud of the men and women he directs as secretary of the state Department of Transportation. But Schoch would have every right...
  • Detours, traffic woes to end with Sinclair Lane Bridge reopening Monday, city says

    Detours, traffic woes to end with Sinclair Lane Bridge reopening Monday, city says
    A bridge replacement project that has forced nearly 30,000 drivers a day to take detours through East Baltimore will end next week after two years of cost run-ups and delays. Both Edison Highway and Sinclair Lane will reopen to traffic Monday with the...
  • Are clean streets worth $73 parking tickets?

    Are clean streets worth $73 parking tickets?
    Few things about life in L.A. cause readers to gripe more than traffic. So it's no surprise that when the one thing thought to bring relief from road congestion (not driving) costs more in both money and stress, letter writers make their displeasure...
  • Billboards on I-4 to have road details

    The $2.3 billion makeover of Interstate 4 has put the state in the billboard business. As part of a $605 million-plus purchase of land along either side of the highway to accommodate the addition of four toll lanes, the Florida Department of...
  • Tollway testing apps to give travel info, pay tolls by phone

     Tollway testing apps to give travel info, pay tolls by phone
    The Illinois Tollway is testing two smartphone applications intended to provide timely travel information and pay tolls, officials said Thursday. The mobile app called SafeTrip would furnish current traffic alerts and roadway conditions via a motorist's...
  • Cops can't ride solo in HOV lanes at rush hour

    Cops can't ride solo in HOV lanes at rush hour
    Q: Every rush hour I see cruisers from the sheriff's offices in Broward and Palm Beach counties as well as other police agencies driving in the Interstate 95 HOV lanes with one person in the vehicle. Is law enforcement allowed to do this? John McCarthy,...
  • Police: 35 Vehicles Caught In 2 New Hampshire Pileups

    ASHLAND, N.H. (AP) — At least 35 vehicles were involved in two separate pileups on Interstate 93 after some fast-moving snow squalls caused whiteout conditions Friday morning. Lt. Jerry Maslan, a state police spokesman, said there were some...
  • Feel free to cruise slowly in the passing lane

    Feel free to cruise slowly in the passing lane
    I ventured the other day onto the cross walk in front of The Morning Call, because the road was clear except for a car just emerging from a nearby parking deck. I've seen people who just step out into the crosswalk in busy traffic, confident that...
  • Ford Expands Airbag Recall

     
    In November, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urged automakers to expand a recall of Takata-manufactured airbags, and Ford has announced it's doing just that. Following Honda and Mazda, Ford has decided to expand its Takata airbag recall...
  • What makes an 1800s rail station worth saving? Experts differ

     What makes an 1800s rail station worth saving? Experts differ
    Blue Line service resumes Monday at the CTA's Damen stop in Wicker Park after a $13.6 million station restoration that, viewed from the brick building's exterior, provides the most accurate depiction to date of what commuters first saw 119 years ago,...
  • Less work planned on A1A during holidays

    Less work planned on A1A during holidays
    The A1A work zone north of Sunrise Boulevard will be a little quieter over the next two weeks because of the holidays. Drivers can still expect to see construction although on a more limited schedule. Crews will work only on the new decorative wave...