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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • New parklet program coming to Las Olas

    New parklet program coming to Las Olas
    Fort Lauderdale is about to have a permanent parklet program following its pilot run last year. The parklet program is a way of turning on-street parking spaces into extra seating and other options. The extra space is meant to expand and enhance an...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • I-84 East In Hartford Reopened After Crash

    HARTFORD — An accident had briefly shut down I-84 eastbound by Exit 48, according to the state Department of Transportation. The accident was reported to be cleared about 5:30 p.m., but traffic was still congested in the area. The accident had...
  • Pompano Beach man charged with defacing traffic sign on I-95

    Pompano Beach man charged with defacing traffic sign on I-95
    A Pompano Beach man was arrested early Sunday after a deputy saw him spray painting an overhead traffic sign on Interstate 95, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office. Deputy Christopher Moniz saw a man spray painting TDNON3 on a Florida Department of...
  • Ultimate I-4 Project set to begin, Commissioner Stuart notes

    Ultimate I-4 Project set to begin, Commissioner Stuart notes
    Having lived in College Park for 61 years, Commissioner Robert Stuart can remember when the state embarked on a major road project that had a huge impact on the region’s growth. That project was a highway that became known as Interstate 4, and the...
  • Traffic Deaths Down 3.1 Percent in 2013

     
    Fatalities from traffic accidents decreased 3.1 percent from 2012 to 2013, according to a traffic fatality report issued today by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In total, 32,719 Americans died in traffic accidents in 2013. That's down...
  • Closures, noise expected from I-5 work

    Closures, noise expected from I-5 work
    The California Department of Transportation will shake things up along the Golden State (5) Freeway near the intersection of Buena Vista Street and Winona Avenue starting Monday. As part of an ongoing interchange construction project at Empire Avenue,...