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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Speed still kills

    Speed still kills
    At its core, the business of setting highway speed limits is about striking a balance between convenience, a goal served by allowing traffic to move as quickly as possible, and safety, which argues for slower speeds. Just because roads and vehicles are...
  • Construction to close Burleigh Road in Gloucester County

    Construction to close Burleigh Road in Gloucester County
    Construction crews will begin work Tuesday to widen a portion of Burleigh Road in Gloucester County and remove a tricky curve. The reconstruction will close roughly a quarter of a mile of the route and detour traffic for 10 weeks. Work to straighten the...
  • Hit-and-run suspect caught in stalled traffic

    Hit-and-run suspect caught in stalled traffic
    Maryland State Police arrested a motorist who fled the scene of a hit-and-run accident on Interstate 95 in Harford County Thursday night only to be apprehended while driving through traffic stalled by emergency road repair, authorities said. Officers...
  • Construction of $35 million overpass begins in Grayslake despite snow

    Construction of $35 million overpass begins in Grayslake despite snow
    Snow might still be falling with regularity, but construction season already has begun with the Lake County Division of Transportation's next big-ticket item: the $35 million Washington Street underpass project at the Canadian National Railway tracks in...
  • Get Takata's dangerous air bags off the road

    You would think a company that makes vehicle air bags — a critical safety feature — would go all-out to assure the world that its product is, you know, safe. And if something went terribly wrong, causing this safety product to kill? You'd...
  • Christie: Transportation fund 'not a crisis at the moment'

    New Jersey drivers bracing for an increase in the state's gas tax might have gotten a reprieve until 2016. That's because Gov. Chris Christie says the state's transportation trust fund has enough cash to run through June 2016, not June 2015 as many...
  • Baltimore peak hour parking restrictions enforced Monday morning

    Baltimore peak hour parking restrictions enforced Monday morning
    Baltimore transportation officials said peak hour parking restrictions will be enforced Monday morning in preparation for the morning commute. Vehicles must be moved from marked streets to avoid ticketing or towing. Transportation officials urged...
  • Automakers pick company to investigate Takata air bags

    DETROIT A group of 10 automakers said Thursday they have selected engineering firm Orbital ATK to test air bag inflators made by Takata that are tied to recalls involving millions of cars. The automakers also said they have selected former National...
  • Incidents cleared from MD 713 South, MD 100 East in Hanover

    Incidents cleared from MD 713 South, MD 100 East in Hanover
    All lanes are open on two local thoroughfares that had been experienced closures on Thursday morning due to rush-hour incidents, state transportation officials said. All lanes are open on MD 713 South in Hanover with the clearing of a single-vehicle...
  • Correction: Ocean City Repairs story

    In a story Feb. 25 about plans to repair an Ocean City bridge, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the MDTA would fix it. The State Highway Administration, not the Maryland Transportation Authority, will repair the bridge. A corrected...
  • SunRail expansion pushed back to summer 2017

    SunRail expansion pushed back to summer 2017
    The planned SunRail commuter-train expansion south into Osceola County and north to DeLand in Volusia County will be delayed by at least six months, pushing back the projected start date to the summer of 2017. Difficulties in securing $126 million in...