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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • There's an app for that, but Turnpike retains radio alerts, call boxes

    Q: Why doesn't the Turnpike broadcast traffic reports on their radio frequency? On July 7, southbound traffic was backed up from the Lehigh Tunnel to beyond the Mahoning Valley exit. Luckily, I was traveling north. Wondering whether the situation had...
  • Oak Park offers valet service during garage closure

    Oak Park offers valet service during garage closure
    The Village of Oak Park is offering a valet service for downtown visitors while a parking garage near Lake Street and Forest Avenue is closed. The 340-space garage closed Aug. 4 and will remain closed for about 12 months during construction of a 21-...
  • I-95 being restriped to allow for express lanes

    Q: What is going on with Interstate 95 between Fort Lauderdale and Aventura? The road is hazardous and the lane stripes are very confusing. When are they going to repave it? Kathleen Cohn, Fort Lauderdale A: You'll likely be putting up with the obstacle...
  • Audit exposes management failures at L.A.'s Bureau of Street Services

    Audit exposes management failures at L.A.'s Bureau of Street Services
    A new audit found that the city agency charged with fixing and maintaining Los Angeles' streets is beset with problems, including failing to collect or spend hundreds of millions of dollars that could be used to patch roads, keeping shoddy records and...
  • Driving on LSD: Building a new North Lake Shore Drive

    Driving on LSD: Building a new North Lake Shore Drive
    In the future, North Lake Shore Drive could have a dedicated CTA bus lane, a light rail, or miles of extra parks along the lakefront. At the very least. Over the next four years, city and state officials will be collecting, refining and studying...
  • UCLA-area water main break spews millions of gallons

    UCLA-area water main break spews millions of gallons
    A 90-year-old water main burst under Sunset Boulevard on Tuesday, producing a raging geyser that sent 8 million to 10 million gallons of water onto the UCLA campus, flooding several buildings, including the famed Pauley Pavilion. It took the Los Angeles...
  • Staying on track

    The North American energy boom has helped the United States reduce its reliance on foreign markets and become a net oil exporter for the first time since 1995. But it has come at a risk: Trains carrying crude are crashing at an alarming rate, creating...
  • One Way Traffic Outside Berlin High On School Days

    BERLIN — Traffic on Patterson Way will be one-way-only during school hours when classes resume Aug. 27 at the high school, which is undergoing a multi-year renovation project, police said Thursday. All traffic will be eastbound only on Patterson...
  • Witnesses: Drowsy driving caused fatal Rt. 145 crash

    Witnesses at a hearing for a Walnutport teen accused of causing a horrific crash on Route 145 in North Whitehall that claimed the life of a 65-year-old woman said Wednesday the defendant admitted that drowsy driving may have caused the collision....
  • Plotting an urban design path for Allentown

    Plotting an urban design path for Allentown
    With half a billion dollars in new construction already underway, and glittering new glass and steel structures stretching skyward, it might seem a bit late for Allentown to be developing an urban design and development plan. That puck is already in...
  • Glencoe officials close Sheridan Road for emergency repairs

    Glencoe officials close Sheridan Road for emergency repairs
    Officials in Glencoe said Wednesday the decision to declare an emergency closure of portions of Sheridan Road this week was made after village crews discovered a "void" under the roadway, which if collapsed, could prove dangerous. "Unfortunately, there...