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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Quinn's speed-limit bill veto adds fuel to debate

    Quinn's speed-limit bill veto adds fuel to debate
    In rejecting a bill that would have raised speed limits to 70 mph throughout Illinois' 286-mile network of tollways, Gov. Pat Quinn reignited the debate on what constitutes the safest pace for vehicles on the road. "Good for him," Jackie Gillan,...
  • State Street construction starts next week

    State Street construction starts next week
    Commuters, brace yourselves. You might want to avoid State Street downtown next month. A $650,000 State Street resurfacing project from Van Buren Street to Wacker Drive will begin next week. The project, which is paid for using federal and state...
  • First day at Northampton Area schools goes smoothly

    First day at Northampton Area schools goes smoothly
    The first day back to school went off without a hitch throughout the Northampton Area School District, its top administrator announced to school board members Monday. Superintendent Joseph Kovalchik said opening day for the district's 5,500 students...
  • Napa quake seen as 'reality check' to Bay Area infrastructure operators

    Most of the San Francisco Bay Area roads, bridges, water systems, dams and levees fared well in Sunday's 6.0 earthquake near Napa, Calif., but the damage in the picturesque wine country town was a jolting reminder of the vulnerability of public services...
  • Berlin Readies For Start Of School Wednesday

    BERLIN — About 4,000 students will return to school Wednesday when the 2014-15 academic year begins for local students. Teachers have already begun work and have prepared classrooms and taken part in meet-and-greet meetings Monday, including high...
  • State Street resurfacing will bring dust, noise in shopping corridor

    State Street resurfacing will bring dust, noise in shopping corridor
    The State Street shopping corridor will undergo a month-long resurfacing project starting next week, so businesses, residents and visitors should prepare for lane reductions, noise and dust. The repaving of State Street from Van Buren Street to Wacker...
  • Bristol Repaving 20 Streets

    Bristol Repaving 20 Streets
    BRISTOL - The city is beginning the second pas of its annual road repaving. Crews are scheduled to mill and repace Maple Avenue from Round Hill to Jerome Avenue, Arlington Street, UConn Drive, Princeton Drive, Henderson Street, Falls Brooks Road,...
  • Canyon congestion on the agenda

    Canyon congestion on the agenda
    Adding lanes to Laguna Canyon Road seemed like an unpopular solution to congestion on the main entryway into the city when a city-hired consultant unveiled an initial report on the corridor Tuesday. RBF Consulting, which has an office in Irvine, has...
  • On the CTA, summer construction season rolls into fall

    On the CTA, summer construction season rolls into fall
    Although Labor Day marks the unofficial start of fall, summer construction season will be in full force for weeks to come at the CTA. For bus riders, fall schedules go into effect Sunday on 74 routes; depending on your bus, arrival times, frequency or...
  • Tri-Rail moving ahead with coastal railroad expansion

    Tri-Rail moving ahead with coastal railroad expansion
    A plan to expand Tri-Rail service would deliver commuters smack in the center of downtowns from West Palm Beach to Miami. A proposed Tri-Rail service, called the "Coastal Link," would use the train tracks running through coastal downtown communities...
  • Incorrect, failed I-95 construction signs create mass confusion, huge traffic jam

    Incorrect, failed I-95 construction signs create mass confusion, huge traffic jam
    Commuters entering Baltimore from the south on Monday morning found themselves in a massive traffic jam amid widespread confusion about how to navigate a new construction pattern, in part due to a failure by the Maryland Transportation Authority to update...