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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • 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...
  • Sarah Palin blames speeding ticket on Sammy Hagar

     
    Filed under: Truck, Etc., Government/Legal, Toyota, Celebrities Rogue or no, Tea Party darling and former Alaskan governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is still subject to traffic laws. That means when Sammy Hagar's "I Can't Drive 55,"...
  • Odds of dying in a traffic accident depend on which state you reside in

     
    Filed under: Safety Motorists in Massachusetts and Washington DC can breathe easier on their afternoon commutes today. Their chances of dying in a traffic accident are the lowest in the nation. Drivers in West Virginia, South Carolina and North Dakota, on...
  • No heads have rolled at NHTSA over GM ignition switch recall scandal

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Recalls, GM At this point, there's little question that General Motors deserves the bulk of the blame for not recalling the millions of vehicles affected by the ignition switch problem earlier than...
  • 2015 Cadillac Escalade Real-World Mileage

     
    The driverless car isn't a consumer reality yet, so if you need an intelligent, spacious and powerful road tripper, the redesigned 2015 Cadillac Escalade may well fit the bill. It's not perfect, but it has enough features to help drivers......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Route 4 Road Construction In Farmington Begins

    Route 4 Road Construction In Farmington Begins
    FARMINGTON — Road construction has begun on several intersections surrounding the UConn Health campus, the site of construction of new medical and research buildings that are expected to bring more traffic to the area, officials said. "We want...
  • RHAM continues to assess traffic patterns in wake of teacher's death

    Several months after a tragic accident in the school parking lot took the life of RHAM middle school teacher Dawn Mallory, the town of Hebron and the RHAM district are still struggling to figure out how to prevent a similar tragedy from occuring again. In...