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  • READER SUBMITTED: Road Work To Be Done In South Windsor

    During the weeks of June 30 through August 1, crack sealing will be done on various streets in South Windsor. The crack sealing process will consist of air cleaning cracks in the pavement one half inch wide to an approximate depth of one half of an inch....
  • Mid-Year Agenda Update: Infrastructure, Poverty And Hartford

    It's been six months since The Courant published its wish list for this year in the editorial series Agenda 2014 (on http://www.courant.com/opinion). Here is a mid-year update. Infrastructure Citing infrastructure-related accidents on the state's rail...
  • Tollway poised to award contract to firm accused of hiring fraud

    Tollway poised to award contract to firm accused of hiring fraud
    The Illinois Tollway is poised to award a hefty construction contract to a New York-based firm that was accused of fraud in connection with minority hiring for a tunnel project in that city, the Tribune has learned. Judlau Contracting Inc.'s $64 million...
  • Police: Expect congestion on U.S. 17-92 with Trader Joe's opening

    Police: Expect congestion on U.S. 17-92 with Trader Joe's opening
    Motorists traveling near the new Trader Joe's specialty store in Winter Park should look out for possible traffic delays throughout the day. The store officially opened at 8 a.m. today at 131 N. Orlando Ave. More than 135 anxious customers have been...
  • VDOT will lift all lane closures and suspend road work for July 4 weekend

    VDOT will lift all lane closures and suspend road work for July 4 weekend
    Wondering how you will navigate a maze of orange cones and construction vehicles, or a series of road work related snarls and delays on the state’s interstates and major routes over the July 4 weekend? Worry no more. The Virginia Department of...
  • The story behind the viral photo of the '1 Minute Parking' sign

    The story behind the viral photo of the '1 Minute Parking' sign
    It was a sign that embodied L.A. traffic: “1 Minute Parking.” There it was, on San Vicente Boulevard in Brentwood. Not graffiti, not a movie prop. It was real-life proof that what we Angelenos faced on the roads was beyond comprehension...
  • Out of the Blue: Why does Laguna tolerate bike, pedestrian deaths?

    The death last week of Laguna resident John Greg Colvin is another grave reminder of how dangerous our streets are to anyone venturing onto them without a car. Laguna is a terrifying place to cross a street or ride a bike. The Laguna Beach Independent...
  • Massive Virginia transportation plan approved

    Massive Virginia transportation plan approved
    RICHMOND - The Commonwealth Transportation Board approved its six-year construction plan Wednesday, laying out more than $13 billion worth of road and rail projects planned between now and 2020. The plan includes money to widen I-64 on the peninsula,...
  • Five questions for Michael Pecht, reliability detective

    Michael Pecht feels like Sherlock Holmes sometimes, and not just because he plays violin on the side. He's a reliability engineer by trade. He runs a 120-person team at the University of Maryland, where the workload includes digging into the mystery of...
  • Traffic: Debris on U.S. 29 in Ellicott City

    Traffic: Debris on U.S. 29 in Ellicott City
    Debris on U.S. 29 in Ellicott City at U.S. 40 has closed the southbound right traffic lane at 7:44 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A disabled vehicle on Interstate 95 North at Lane 9 of the Harbor Tunnel toll...
  • Trucker in Tracy Morgan crash driving 20 mph over limit: NTSB

    Trucker in Tracy Morgan crash driving 20 mph over limit: NTSB
    The truck driver accused of causing a fatal car crash on a New Jersey highway that critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan was driving 65 miles per hour in a 45 mph zone, federal investigators said on Thursday. Data recovered from the truck driven by...