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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • VDOT to finish bridge project

    Lanes over the bridge leading to Gwynn’s Island will once again be reduced to one lane next month, but officials say it should be the last time for a long while. According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, painting work and gear...
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    An out-of-control Porsche barreled through bushes into a parking lot, striking one man and trapping another beneath a wheel. And although it was 2:14 a.m., more than 10 people watched the deadly tragedy unfold. One bystander recalled praying beside...
  • RHAM traffic flow relatively smooth on first day back to school

    RHAM traffic flow relatively smooth on first day back to school
    RHAM attracted a lot of media attention on the first day of school this year, due to a fatal acccident that occurred in the parking lot in March of 2014. Ironically, it was the media attention, and not the existing traffic pattern, that caused the most...
  • PennDOT stops short of stop light at MacArthur ramp

    PennDOT stops short of stop light at MacArthur ramp
    Q: MacArthur Road at the Route 22 interchange is looking great. After all the money spent for this much-needed improvement to benefit vehicular as well as pedestrian traffic, I'm rather disappointed that the 'yield' sign remains at the end of the ramp...
  • Road leading to new 15th Street Bridge 'disgraceful'

    Road leading to new 15th Street Bridge 'disgraceful'
    Every time I venture into Allentown via the new, modern 15th Street Bridge, I shake my head in amazement that the mayor, in his capacity as head of government, could not even have the old broken, cracked, concrete pavement leading to the bridge overlaid...
  • 818 Roundup: Church's future in question if apartment project approved; Man arrested for test-driving cars at dealership after-hours

    818 Roundup: Church's future in question if apartment project approved; Man arrested for test-driving cars at dealership after-hours
    Good morning readers! Today is Saturday, August 30, 2014. Temperatures today are forecasted to reach a high of 92 degrees in the Glendale area and a low of 68. Headlines from the area: - A local Burbank church may have to find a new home, as there's a...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Bike lane near Corona del Mar High is almost complete

    Corona del Mar Today: Bike lane near Corona del Mar High is almost complete
    A new bike lane being built near Corona del Mar High School and Our Lady Queen of Angels neared completion last week, according to Newport Beach staff. "Thanks to a remarkable effort by city staff and the contractor, the major construction component...
  • OPRF still trying to figure out where to build pool

    OPRF still trying to figure out where to build pool
    Oak Park and River Forest High School pool committee members decided to withdraw their recommendation for a new swimming pool at the site of a baseball field just north of the athletic stadium, according to a statement released by the district on Aug. 26....
  • Letter: Other shops are at a disadvantage

    As a lifelong resident of Burbank, it is sad to see parking wars occurring between the very businesses that bring life to Magnolia Park. When customers cannot find parking to go to the stores and adjacent coffee shop, clearly there needs to be enforced...
  • Parking woes at Lakeside fuel debate over parking plan for new building

    Parking woes at Lakeside fuel debate over parking plan for new building
    At the Lakeside development is a building now under construction, that will eventually be used by Blue Cross/Blue Shield. The construction work has stopped, because the contractor is required by city code to have 21 parking spaces there.  The contractor...
  • States have failed to spend nearly $540M in federal highway safety grants

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety A new report from the Department of Transportation's Office of the Inspector General has revealed yet another fiasco in highway funding. No, it's not a misuse of federal funds. Instead, it's a complete and total...