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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Palm Beach County highway, transit projects at risk if federal money runs out

    Improvements to an Interstate 95 interchange, a Boca Raton trail and upgrades to a couple of Palm Tran bus routes are at risk as federal tax money that helps pay for transportation projects is in danger of running out. Congress is moving swiftly to shore...
  • Highway Bill Dashes Hopes for Long-term Unemployed

    WASHINGTON--The overwhelming approval this week of a House bill that would temporarily replenish a federal road-building fund has faded hopes Congress will come to the aid of the long-term unemployed in Connecticut, and elsewhere across the nation. That'...
  • Five busy Hampton and Newport News intersections top regional list for having the most potential to reduce crashes and increase safety

    Five busy Hampton and Newport News intersections top regional list for having the most potential to reduce crashes and increase safety
    Five intersections in Hampton and Newport News were highlighted in a recently updated traffic safety study examining vehicle collisions. The five were singled out because they had higher collision rates than analysts predicted, and they had the highest...
  • 'Complete' streets a major goal in Parkland

    Parkland is set to join a growing list of cities in South Florida that are planning to turn select roadways into complete streets, those that are designed for more than just vehicular traffic. At a recent City Commission meeting, city officials expressed...
  • Parkland finalizes lighting plan for major roads

    Parkland officials want streetlights on major roads within the city and are now working on a plan to make it happen. At a recent meeting, the City Commission decided on the priority list of roads for installing streetlights. The stretch from Holmberg...
  • Frankfort library expansion gets final OK

     Frankfort library expansion gets final OK
    Frankfort trustees voted Monday to approve construction of a library expansion, raise the speed limit on Pfeiffer Road and up the quality of vinyl siding required in the village. The Frankfort Public Library District got a zoning variance to build a 9,...
  • Road improvement bond heads to hearing

    Each spring, Connecticut drivers make many colorful comments about the roads on which they drive. With surfaces suffering damage from frost heaves and plow damage, pot holes, cracks and sink holes, road upkeep is a priority for every town. East Hartford...
  • Quinn signs measure to borrow $1.1 billion for construction

    Quinn signs measure to borrow $1.1 billion for construction
    Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation today to allow the state to borrow $1.1 billion to extend a statewide construction program. The four-year road and bridge plan piggybacks off of an existing building program that’s wrapping up. The construction...
  • Turnpike will be first Pennsylvania highway to feature 70 mph speed limit

     
    The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission beat PennDOT to the punch: A section of the toll road will be the first to raise the speed limit from 65 mph to 70 mph next week, Turnpike officials reported today. State law allowed, but did not mandate, the change to...
  • Plan to revive Tyler's Beach in Isle of Wight hits resistance

    Plan to revive Tyler's Beach in Isle of Wight hits resistance
    When you look around Tyler's Beach, you may see decrepit or partially sunken boats tied up at the docks. One boat sits on the bottom of the harbor thanks to a shotgun blast to the hull. You may see a crumbling bulkhead or stray dogs, trash littering the...
  • Traffic: Collision on BW Parkway South

    Traffic: Collision on BW Parkway South
    A five-vehicle collision on the Baltimore Washington Parkway South in Hanover at Interstate 195 has closed the southbound left shoulder at 8:19 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes are open on I-97 in Crownsville with...